Rotolini di melanzane

Eggplant rolls

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Twelve

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

These can be served as an antipasto or, if you prefer, as a side vegetable dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggplants (aubergines)
  • olive oil for frying
  • 120 g ( oz

Method

Slice the eggplants lengthways into 3 mm (⅛ in) slices. Put them into a colander, sprinkle them with a little salt and leave for about 30 minutes to allow the bitter juices to drain away. Rinse and pat dry with paper towel.

Preheat the oven grill (broiler). Heat enough oil in a frying pan to shallow-fry the eggplants. Fry them in batches for about 3 minutes on each side until golden and