Tomato and aubergine bake recipe

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  • Vegetarian
Cooking Time25 mins

Looking for a mouth-watering side dish? This recipe is so versatile - have with chicken or as a main vegetarian meal.

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  • Large aubergine
  • Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 thickly sliced beef tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Dried Italian herbs
  • 120g (4oz) diced mozzarella
  • 30g (1oz) grated Parmesan
  • Bunch fresh basil leaves




  1. Thinly slice a large aubergine and brush each slice liberally with olive oil.
  2. Heat a large nonstick frying pan and fry the slices for 1-2 mins on each side until just golden.
  3. Layer the fried slices in a shallow ovenproof dish with 2 thickly sliced beef tomatoes, seasoning each layer with salt and freshly ground black pepper and some dried Italian herbs.
  4. Bake in a very hot oven for 15 mins then top with diced mozzarella and some grated Parmesan and return to the oven for a further 10-15 mins until golden and bubbling.
  5. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies