Jewish Eggplant Lasagna

Jewish Eggplant Lasagna

MelissaR 2

"This is a yummy and easy Jewish eggplant lasagna! Preparation can be done ahead of time, refrigerated and baked later in the day. Various colored peppers can be used to make the dish more attractive."


2 h 15 m servings 372 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 372 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 3860 mg
  • 154%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle salt over eggplant slices. Place in a colander or large bowl for 30 minutes and allow eggplant to release extra liquid.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Rinse eggplant slices with cold water and lightly press dry with paper towels or a clean dish towel.
  4. Whisk egg and water in a bowl.
  5. Measure matzo meal into a separate shallow bowl.
  6. Dip eggplant slices into egg mixture and then press both sides into matzo meal. Set aside breaded eggplant; do not stack.
  7. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat; cook and stir onion, red bell pepper, and mushrooms in hot oil until lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  8. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in the same frying pan over medium heat.
  9. Place a layer of eggplant slices in the pan and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook other side until browned, about 3 minutes, adding more olive oil as needed.
  10. Spread 1/2 cup of tomato basil sauce in bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  11. Place a layer of cooked eggplant on top of pasta sauce.
  12. Cover eggplant layer with half of mushroom mixture.
  13. Layer the remaining eggplant slices on top of mushroom mixture, followed by remaining half of mushroom mixture.
  14. Pour pasta sauce over all the layers.
  15. Top casserole with sliced mozzarella cheese.
  16. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  17. Bake in preheated oven until sauce is bubbling, about 45 minutes.
  18. Remove from oven and remove aluminum foil. Return to oven until mozzarella cheese is lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  19. Cool for 15 minutes to allow the lasagna to set up.


  • Cook's note:
  • One medium eggplant is about 1 1/2 pounds. One small eggplant is about 3/4 pound.
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  1. 24 Ratings


This is very tasty! I had all of the ingredients on hand with the exception of the matzo meal so I used a 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 cup italian bread crumbs mixed together - perfect! I also have a...

Wonderful recipe. I'm not Jewish, but I have a lapband which does not allow me to eat lasagne pasta...too thick & gets tuck. This recipe is an answer to my prayers for a lasagne that I can enj...

Yummy yummy this was a big hit with my family they loved it. No meat and I droped the mozzarella the frist time I made it and they still love it. Today they will have it with the mozzarella so i...

I have made this over and over again! What I like about this recipe is that you can become creative with the filling. I always put in more bell pepper. Also, I don't ever peel the eggplant and I...

I was a little skeptical about making this. I am not jewish but I did have a couple over for last night who happen to be jewish and he is strictly on a kosher diet and a vegetarian and the other...

Very good! Put a layer of provolone cheese in the middle., and used grilled portabello mushrooms

The taste is very good, however it was too gloppy for my taste. Perhaps if portabello mushrooms were substituted. Also browning the eggplant slices took too much time. I should have read the ...

This is so good it must be criminal! I used italian bread crumbs because that is what I had on hand. I added some fresh spinach at the end of sauteeing the onions/peppers/mushrooms and also put ...

Sadly, I went to two stores here in Tucson, Arizona and couldn't find Matzo :-( I used panko, and it still tasted amazing. Love the simple ingredients. Used Paul Newman's tomato basil spaghet...