Melanzane Alla Siciliana – Sicilian style eggplants

Melanzane atb the market – amercader CC BY-SA 2.0

Melanzane Alla Siciliana – Sicilian style eggplants


– 4 eggplants
– 4 hard-boiled eggs
– 50 cl tomato sauce
– 5 anchovies
– black olives
– Butter
– Cheese grated cheese
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– Salt
– Oregano
– Pepper

How to make the Melanzane Alla Siciliana – Eggplant Sicilian:

The eggplant is a typical Sicilian dish of Mediterranean cuisine. I assure you preparing the eggplant Sicilian is very simple.

Slice the eggplant, add salt, and lose water for 30 minutes. Pat dry and arrange in layers in a buttered casserole dish. Every layer is distributed over sliced eggs, anchovies, pitted olives, grated cheese, oregano, and pepper.

Continue with the implementation of the layers until the ingredients are used. In the end, cover with cheese, oregano, and extra virgin olive oil—Bake in preheated oven at 200 degrees for about 30 minutes.

Serves 4

Melanzane Alla Siciliana – Sicilian style eggplants is a Regional recipe from Sicily

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