Eggplant Parmigana Stack – YUMMO!!

Our Eggplant Parmigana Stack is a winner Every time! Great as a light meal featuring as the centre piece on it’s own, or an Entrée at your next dinner party! Dress it up or dress it down – it really doesn’t matter. It’s the melt in your mouth coupled with fragrant herbs and rich tomato dressing that tantalises the taste-buds!

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Eggplant Parmigana Stack - recipe found on Cooking Pot the iPhone App

Eggplant Parmigana Stack – recipe found on Cooking Pot the iPhone App

The Eggplant Parmigana Stack is best served with a crisp garden salad. For a Heartier meal add any Roast or Vegetarian Meatloaf or any variation of lentils,beans, quinoa and rice. I prefer it as a light meal with fresh crispy Greek salad.

Ingredients

2 medium eggplant

4 tbsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic, crushed

black cracked pepper and salt

2 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped

2 cups cheddar cheese, grated

1 ½ cup favourite pasta sauce or make your own

2 tomatoes, sliced

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Method

  1. Slice Eggplant into discs and baste with oil mix. For the oil mix combine olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and 2 tsp herb. Mix well. Bake in a moderate oven for 10 minutes. 180C/350F.
  2. Place 1 eggplant disc on a lined backing tray. Sprinkle with cheese, top with pasta sauce, place a smaller eggplant slice on top and sprinkle with more cheese. Place a slice of fresh sliced tomato on top. Repeat until all eggplant slices are used up. To finish sprinkle with oregano, cracked black pepper and salt.
  3. Bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes or until cheese melts and eggplant is cooked.

Serve them hot immediately!! ENJOY!!

These are just so Quick and Easy to put together. I have tried a triple-decker and that turned out Fantastic. Let me know about a 4-layer Eggplant Parmigana Stack. I’m very interested to hear how it turned out!

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Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free Gyozas – (Japanese Dumplings) … A MUST Try!!

Recipe Wednesday brings Vegetarian or Vegan or Gluten-Free Gyoza which are Japanese Dumplings. Try them Once and you’ll be hooked just like me! When living in China we had the traditional Chinese Pork Gyozas quite often for lunch or dinner… sometimes breakfast. I hope you are following my trail of thought!! Will You get Addicted?? 

The Vegetarian variety just makes them so much healthier. I now make a few different variations to mix things up. They are all deliciously Addictive and Good for you and best of all they are great to freeze. Recipes on Cooking Pot the iPhone App. Download here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookingpot/id586052832?mt=8 

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Vegetarian Gyoza - Recipe on Cooking Pot for iPhone

Vegetarian Gyoza – Recipe on Cooking Pot for iPhone

 

Vegetarian Vegan Gyoza (Japanese Dumplings)

Makes about 30 Gyozas

Ingredients

2 cabbage leaves, shredded

5-7 shallots

3-4 pieces of celery with leaves (to make 1 stalk)

1 bunch coriander

½ small carrot

1 packet gow gee pastry (look for Vegan or Gluten-free if preferable)

1.5cm ginger, juice and a little pulp

1 tbsp sake

1 tbsp sesame oil

3 tbsp potato starch/flour

1 ½ cups quinoa, cooked

cooking oil

1 ½ tbsp flour (Gluten-free if preferable)

200ml water

 

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Method

  1. Wash and dry all veggies with a tea-towel. Process all veggies except ginger. Process coriander last.
  2. Grate ginger.
  3. In a small mixing bowl mix ginger, sake, sesame oil and potato starch to form a paste.
  4. In a large bowl combine veggie mix, potato paste and quinoa.
  5. To make dumplings: put a teaspoon amount on the pastry, use a bit a water on the edges and squeeze the pastry together.
  6. To cook the Gyoza: Mix 1 ½ tspn flour with 200ml water and set aside. Grill gyoza in a frying pan on 1 side, then turn and add the flour/water mix. Close the lid and steam on low.
  7. Once cooked remove lid until water evaporates. This leaves them crispy. Drizzle with sesame oil and place on a serving dish.
  8. Serve with Vinegar/Soy Dipping Sauce. 1 part Rice vinegar to 1 part Soy Sauce or vary proportions to taste.

 

There are a few steps here but it’s sure worth it! I usually make at least 90 and freeze them. Best frozen before they are cooked. They are fast to defrost and easy to cook up!

Japanese Gyozas are also Healthy, delicious, vegan, glutenfree

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