Rolled Eggplant Recipe Using Homegrown Eggplant and Herbs

.While checking out my Facebook Home feed the other day I notice someone I was following like a recipe using what appeared to be an eggplant.  It took me a while to figure out what the heck the recipe ingredients were because it was written in French.  This was obviously before ‘translation’ was an option on Facebook. As the video played I jotted down a few notes as I identified many of the ingredients in the dish. Isn’t it wonderful how food is an international language?  In this post, I share a delicious homegrown eggplantt and herb rolled recipe.

Eggplant Recipe That Will Rock Your World

This is a fun recipe I actually changed a little because I wasn’t sure what ‘french cheese or cream’ was.  I used ricotta the first time I made this and added a few extra herbs. You’ll want to start out the recipe by sauteing the eggplant in olive oil.  I did this in my Copper Chef pan because it was much cooler than standing out at the grill on this 90*f day in July.  You can purchase the Copper Chef pan on Amazon and have it at your door with tons of recipes to use in a day!  It is a nice lightweight pan so I can see myself taking it on road trips in the RV.

For this recipe you will need to  following ingredients:

  • 2 eggplants cut into thin-slice
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • chopped parsley
  • 6 pinches of salt
  • 6 pinches of black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • cherry tomatoes

red racer cocktail tomato - great for containers

The rolled eggplant recipe is super easy to make but be sure to use the freshest veggies and herbs you can only find in your home garden.  I carefully picked this recipe because you can easily grow all of these ingredients in today’s post.  I highlight recommend the Long Purple Eggplant.  This is an heirloom and looks stunning in the garden and on the dinner table.

Long Purple Eggplant on the Vine in Dome Garden

The one in this photo was grown in my dome.  What a beautiful purple that vegetable harvest was before picking.

Find the complete recipe including the print option on this blog post.  Just scroll down to find it! 

In The Kitchen

Below are a few images to help you easily put together the rolled eggplant recipe.

Rolled Eggplant Recipe

rolled eggplant filled with cheese herb filling

 

Here is the incredible recipe!

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Stuffed eggplant with mozzarella

 Stuffed eggplant with mozzarella

Eggplant Rolls served in the garden.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplants cut into thin slice
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella
  • 1 cup racotta cheese
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • chopped parsley
  • 6 pinches of salt
  • 6 pinches of black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Heat skillet with olive oil and saute eggplant sliced length wise.
  2. Mix cheeses, garlic, shallots and parsley in bowl.
  3. Lay saute egg plant slice on tray and put 1 tablespoon of filling at end rolling up and secure with tooth pick.
  4. Add your favorite tomato on the end of the tooth pick and serve on toast.

Recipe Credit: I originally found the recipe on a French Foodie Blogger Recettes Jadoux and changed it to fit my American home garden. 

My friend Janet Cassidy and I met up and talked live about Eggplants as I put together this recipe.  See it here:https://youtu.be/SnQ_n7CEuhY

Let’s Connect

What do you think of the recipe?  Were you able to figure it out without having to open the translator? Have you ever found a video on youtube or recipe online but couldn’t read the language?  How do you go about translating it?  I’d love to hear from you so please comment below.

Happy Gardening,

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Bren Haas

Bren Haas

Bren Haas is the creator of GardenChat which is the first online gardening social community using social media. Her website features gardening tips and tricks, recipes, travel ideas, product reviews, and social media how-to help from her personal and unique experiences.

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