Eggplant Napoleon

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Eggplant Napoleon recipe is a wonderful summer dish made with fresh produce. The supplies in my refrigerator, for dinner included using an eggplant, a red pepper, a stalk of broccoli, and some leftover tofu. This dish turned out to be really easy and one that we think you’ll enjoy as well.

Eggplant Napoleon

Equipment
cookie sheet
small pot
food processor
steamer
skillet
large bowl

Shopping List
Roasted Eggplant:
Eggplant
Olive oil
Salt

Sun-dried Tomato Couscous:
Couscous
Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Water

Sauce:
Red Bell Pepper
salt

Broccoli Fluff:
Broccoli
Pepper

Tofu Ricotta:
package extra firm tofu
salt
dried basil
dried rosemary
dried marjoram
lemon juice
nutritional yeast
freshly cracked black pepper
toasted pine nuts

Eggplant Napoleon

Instructions:
Preheat oven to 425º F.

There are five main parts to this recipe: eggplant, broccoli fluff, tofu, sauce and sun dried tofu. We will begin with the eggplant. Slice eggplant and sprinkle with salt and oil, place one layer thick on a cookie sheet, and bake for 20 minutes. Flip the slices and bake for 10 more minutes, remove from oven.

Next, place couscous and tomatoes in a small pot with a bit of vegetable oil. Toast over medium heat until fragrant. Add boiling water, cover, reduce heat to low. Let simmer for 10 minutes.

Add pepper to a food processor and puree until very smooth. Add salt to taste, set aside.

Steam broccoli, puree. Add pepper to taste, set aside.

Mix together the tofu, salt, basil, rosemary, marjoram, lemon juice, yeast, and black pepper to make the tofu ricotta. Heat until hot, set aside. Toast pine nuts in a dry skillet.

Assemble. Place a bit of the pepper sauce in the middle of the plate. Add several slices of eggplant around the platter. Add a layer of tofu ricotta and a layer of broccoli fluff. Add more eggplant. Add couscous and broccoli. Garnish with toasted pine nuts.

Enjoy Eggplant Napoleon!

Eggplant Napoleon

Prep Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggplant, napoleon, Sliced Tomato
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • cookie sheet
  • small pot
  • food processor
  • pot with steaming basket (or steamer)
  • skillet
  • large bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 Eggplant, sliced into 3/8″ thick rounds
  • ½ cup Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Couscous
  • ¼ cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes, sliced in strips
  • 1 cup Water, boiling
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, seeded and veined
  • 1 pinch to 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups Broccoli, roughly chopped, steamed
  • Pepper to taste
  • ½ Extra Firm Tofu, rinsed and crumbled
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried Basil
  • ½ tsp dried Rosemary
  • ½ tsp dried Marjoram
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Toasted Pine Nuts

Instructions

  • There are five main parts to this recipe: eggplant, broccoli fluff, tofu, sauce and sun dried tofu. We will begin with the eggplant. Slice eggplant and sprinkle with salt and oil, place one layer thick on a cookie sheet, and bake for 20 minutes. Flip the slices and bake for 10 more minutes, remove from oven.
  • Next, place couscous and tomatoes in a small pot with a bit of vegetable oil. Toast over medium heat until fragrant. Add boiling water, cover, reduce heat to low. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add pepper to a food processor and puree until very smooth. Add salt to taste, set aside.
  • Steam broccoli, puree. Add pepper to taste, set aside.
  • Mix together the tofu, salt, basil, rosemary, marjoram, lemon juice, yeast, and black pepper to make the tofu ricotta. Heat until hot, set aside. Toast pine nuts in a dry skillet.
  • Assemble. Place a bit of the pepper sauce in the middle of the plate. Add several slices of eggplant around the platter. Add a layer of tofu ricotta and a layer of broccoli fluff. Add more eggplant. Add couscous and broccoli. Garnish with toasted pine nuts.Enjoy Eggplant Napoleon!

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