Eggplant rolls


Many thanks to our friend Monica for sending us this great recipe!

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  1. Eggplant: 2 large;
  2. Ham: 8 slices thick cut;
  3. Provolone (Italian cheese): 8 slices;
  4. Tomato sauce: 1/2 jar;
  5. Grated Parmesan cheese: 50 g;
  6. Fresh basil: 8 leaves;
  7. Extra virgin olive oil: a spoon;
  8. Salt: to taste.

First, wash and cut the eggplant cut into 8 long  slices and long
grilling them on a very hot grill. Even if you are not properly cooked it does not matter, because then it will be put in the oven.

On each slice of grilled eggplant place a slice of ham, provolone cheese and basil leaves. Roll up and secure the roll with a toothpick.

Put all the rolls in a baking pan in which you have paid the tomato. Top with Parmesan cheese and baked at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes.
Here is the prepared eggplant rolls as a side dish that is great as an appetizer, served hot.

Food pairing: Chianti Classic