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

  • Calories 596
  • Carbohydrate 15
  • Fat 42
  • Fiber 11
  • Protein 33
  • Saturated Fat 22
  • Sodium 1.5
  • Sugar 14


  • 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.