Party eggplant casserole

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Eggplant
2 slices Bacon; diced
½ cup Thinly sliced onion
2 cups Canned tomatoes
1 teaspoon Salt
2 Bay leaves
1 dash Cayenne pepper
1 dash Black pepper
½ cup Fine bread crumbs
1 cup Grated cheese

Cut eggplant in cubes, cook in salted water until tender but not mushy; drain well. Fry bacon until crisp. Set aside. Cook onion in bacon fat until transparent; add tomatoes, salt, bay leaves, cayenne & black pepper. Let simmer 15 minutes. Add this mixture to eggplant together with ⅓ cup bread crumbs & ½ cup grated cheese. Build up in a casserole layers of eggplant, grated cheese & crumbs ending with crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 30 minutes.

MRS A.C. (VIVIAN) HAMILTON

From the <The Bliss of Cooking Returns>, Fort Bliss Officers Wives Club, Ft. Bliss, TX. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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