Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


2 Eggplants - cut into 1/4−inch rounds (Do Not Peel)
2 Eggs - lightly beaten
1−3/4 Cup Bread crumbs – Italian bread crumbs are great here
1 Garlic clove minced
3/4 Cup Olive oil
20 Ounce Tomatoes, canned
1/3 Cup Tomato paste
2 Tablespoon Minced basil
1 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 Pound Mozzarella cheese; thinly sliced
Salt & Pepper to taste

Dip eggplant slices in eggs, then in bread crumbs seasoned with salt and
pepper. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
Saute’ garlic.
Remove garlic from pan and add tomatoes, tomato
paste, basil, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to350F.
Brown eggplant in 1/4−inch oil in a large skillet. Drain on paper
towels. Put a thin layer of sauce into a baking dish and layer
eggplant, sauce, parmesan and mozzarella, alternately.
Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

This is an incredible Italian dish!