I have a new respect for eggplant… all it needed was a little boost of bison. This recipe gives you all the Eggplant Parmesan flavors you love, without all the steps. A new favorite, for your recipe box! (Serves 8).
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3 - eggplants, sliced
2 - tablespoons olive oil
1 - pound Wild Idea Premium Ground Buffalo, or Wild Idea Italian Buffalo Sausage
3 - tablespoons garlic, chopped
1 - onion, chopped
2 - teaspoon salt
1 - tablespoon black pepper
1 - tablespoon oregano
28 - ounces Italian style stewed tomatoes, chopped
8 - ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced
1 - cup fresh basil, julienned
4 - ounces freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 - cup panko style bread crumbs *optional
Serve with a tossed green salad for a complete, deliciously easy meal.
Wine Pairing: Terra Valentine - 2005 Spring Mountain District, Cabernet Sauvignon
The nose opens with deep plum, violets, cedar and bittersweet chocolate. Bright cola berry follows with notes of caramel and dried fig, with a lingering earthy finish.