ingredients
  • Eggplants 2
  • Baked ham 200gr
  • Tomato pulp as much as it is needed
  • Caciocavallo cheese 100gr
  • Garlic 1

Fanciful and delicious to eat, the grilled eggplants rolls are an appetizer to be enjoyed at all hours of the day. A simple recipe to prepare and with an assured result, where the eggplants enclose, in a gluttonous spiral, all the flavors of summer.

Instructions

Remove the ends from the eggplants (1) and cut some thin slices along the long side (2). If you have a mandoline slicer, use it to get slices of the same size. Place the slices on a baking sheet (3) and bake for about 10 minutes at 180° C to soften them.

In a frying pan, prepare a sauté with oil and garlic and the add the tomato pulp. Cook for about 30 minutes and season with salt. Cut the caciocavallo cheese into slices or rough cubes and put them aside. When the eggplants have cooled down, place a slice of baked ham on each slice and roll it gently.

Cover the bottom of a casserole dish with the tomato sauce and then place the rolls. Cover the rolls with other tomato sauce and the previously cut caciocavallo cheese. Bake at 200° C for about 15 minutes. Serve the warm rolls with stringy cheese.

Tips

If you want the eggplants rolls with a stronger taste, place them on a hot plate and grill them on both sides.

Instead of caciocavallo cheese, you can use mozzarella cheese or béchamel.

Variants

Eggplants rolls are so tasty that you will love them. They are so simple to make that you can also prepare multiple versions so that they will meet the tastes of all your guests. Prepare some vegetarian version. Prepare the eggplants slices as in the original recipe. Stuff the eggplant slices with mozzarella cheese and basil, or with olives, capers and thin slices of fresh tomato. Another tasty version can be prepared with tomato sauce and a few slices of mozzarella cheese. In short have fun with your imagination, this is a recipe that can be made in infinite ways.