Thursday, October 4, 2012

Busy Bee Me

So so soooo sorry I have not posted in FOREVER!! But good news, I will be creating something absolutely divine tomorrow for a very good friend of mine so be ready!

Tonight I did make a delicious baked dish with eggplant, spinach and a white wine sauce.  It turned out great so I'v included the recipe!

375 degree oven for 30 mins

1 eggplant (cut in round and skinned)
1 cup of Panko Italian style breadcrumbs
1 cup of parmesan
1 egg
1/4 c milk
2 cups of spinach
1/2 cup of choped onion
1/4 a stick of butter
1 T of olive oil
2 gloves of garlic (minced)
1/2c (or more) milk
3 T or more of Flour
1/2 c white wine
1 t red pepper
salt and pepper
1/2 cup of parmesan

first skin and cut the eggplant into rounds
dip in egg and milk mixture that is beaten and coat with breadcrumbs
set aside

cook sauce starting with butter and olive oil in pan. melt.
add onions and cook until translucent.
add flour and milk alternately (sort of like making a white sauce)
once this has thickened to desired consistency add white wine slowly and stir constantly.
add red pepper, salt, pepper, and parmesan until hot and all melted/blended

Next in a glass pan coated with butter or nonstick spray line the bottm with a layer of fresh spinach, then a small amount of sauce, then eggplant, spinach, sauce egglpant, spinach and top with rest of sauce.  Top with 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs, some parmesan and 1 T of butter (in small pieces)

Bake for about 30 minutes until brown and the cheese is melted.

Bon Appetit !

xoxo Rachel

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