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What's Cooking: Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace's eggplant rollatini

Chef Vinny Olivieri, of Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, shows News 12's Lily Stolzberg how to make a eggplant rollatini.

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2024, 12:06 PM

Updated 22 days ago

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Chef Vinny Olivieri, of Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace, shows News 12's Lily Stolzberg how to make a eggplant rollatini.

Ingredients:

6 ea. breaded eggplant cutlets.
1 ½ cup fresh ricotta.
1 ½ cup shredded mozzarella.
½ cup pecorino romano.
1 qt marinara sauce.
¼ cup parsley. (chopped)

Directions:

  • In a mixing bowl add the ricotta, pecorino, parsley, a ½ cup of shredded mozzarella and mix until all are incorporated.
  • Lay the eggplant cutlets on a flat surface and place a spoon full of ricotta mix in the center of each cutlet.
  • Roll the eggplant up trying to keep them as tight as possible and set aside.
  • In a baking dish add ½ qt of marinara lining the bottom of the dish.
  • Place the eggplant rollatini in the dish and top with the remainder of the marinara sauce and mozzarella.
  • Bake at 350 deg. For 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and begins to brown.


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