Eggplant Involtini

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

The classic approach to these cheese-filled eggplant rolls—breading and frying—is tedious, and it obscures the signature ingredient. We ditched both steps for a lighter, less fussy dish.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1¾ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Eggplant involtini recipes are often just eggplant Parmesan in a more complicated form: fried eggplant, milky cheese filling, and lots of sauce, with a blanket of mozzarella. We wanted a lighter, more summery dish that focused on the eggpla...

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