Looking for a delicious vegetarian dish that's both easy to make and impressive to serve? Look no further than these Eggplant Ricotta Rolls! Featuring thinly sliced eggplant rolled up with a savoury ricotta cheese filling, marinara sauce and melty mozzarella cheese, these rolls are bursting with flavour and are perfect for a cozy dinner at home. With fresh basil and a touch of lemon zest, this dish is sure to become a new favourite in your recipe collection. Give it a try today and see just how delicious and satisfying vegetarian cooking can be!
Eggplant Ricotta Roll 8 Steps
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Slice the eggplants lengthwise into thin slices. Brush them with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake in the oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until soft.
In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, chopped basil, minced garlic, lemon juice and zest. Mix until well combined and season with salt and pepper.
Pour the marinara sauce into a baking dish.
Spread a spoon of the ricotta mixture onto each eggplant slice. Roll up the slices and place them in a baking dish. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Sprinkle with some fresh basil leaves and enjoy!