Cheat’s aubergine Parmigiana

A cheat's way to create that classic Italian dish, aubergine Parmigiana, with just four ingredients and no fuss. Assemble this family-friendly meal in minutes

  • Cook:1 hrs 2 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 596
  • fat 42g
  • saturates 22g
  • carbs 15g
  • sugars 14g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 33g
  • salt 1.5g


  • 2 medium aubergines
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 x 125g balls buffalo mozzarella
  • 30g grated Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the aubergines on a baking tray and make a slit down the centre of each. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil and season. Bake for 50-55 mins or until the flesh is soft. Heat the grill. Tip the tomatoes into a bowl and season well. Fill the aubergines with layers of tomatoes and mozzarella, and finish with the Parmesan. Put under the grill for 5-7 mins until the cheese is golden.

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