Tians are wonderfully simple stewed vegetable casseroles.
They’re best served slightly warm or at room temperature.
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hr 10 min
Yield: 8 servings
1 eggplant, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch (0.5cm) thick
5 Roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch (0.5cm) thick
1 red onion, sliced 1/4-inch (0.5cm) thick
2 Tbs (30mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp (6g) salt (sea salt if on a corn-free diet*)
1 Tbs (6g) fresh thyme, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/2 cup (35g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese, or Parmesan-style
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch (23
X33 cm) casserole with olive oil. Layer half of the eggplant, tomatoes, onion, olive oil,
salt, thyme and garlic in the casserole. Repeat once. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil or
Bake 50 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle top with cheese. Bake an
additional 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, and let stand 15 minutes before serving.
* Allergy notes: People following a corn-free diet should avoid iodized
salt since it contains dextrose, which should be avoided by those allergic to corn. The egg
protein lysozyme is an unlabeled additive in some cheeses. People allergic to eggs should
eliminate any cheese in this recipe.
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories from Fat 48 (57%)
% Daily Value*
8%Total Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using
nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual
nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by
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