White Pillars Eggplant Josephine

8
Servings
2h
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
3h
Ready In

Recipe: #37859

December 05, 2021



"(or may substitute chicken broth) for wine from Biloxi Mississippi"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (277.1 g)
  • Calories 474.5
  • Total Fat - 22.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 269.7 mg
  • Sodium - 956.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 43.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.3 g
  • Sugars - 7.8 g
  • Protein - 27.5 g
  • Calcium - 475.9 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit

Step 2

Cook spaghetti in heavily salted water

Step 3

Drain

Step 4

Keep warm

Step 5

Butter and spray a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with non-stick spray and set aside.

Step 6

Pick through the crabmeat well to extract any small pieces of cartilage and/or shell.

Step 7

Peel the eggplant

Step 8

And slice into about 8 slices.

Step 9

Heat bacon fat in skillet over medium high heat.

Step 10

Dredge the eggplant in the flour, then the egg and last, breadcrumbs

Step 11

Brown both sides of the eggplant in the hot bacon fat.

Step 12

Set aside on paper towel to drain.

Step 13

Meanwhile

Step 14

In a small skillet, melt the butter and add the wine .

Step 15

Add the crabmeat and gently toss, letting low simmer for about 5 minutes.

Step 16

Spread 1 cup of the marinara sauce on the bottom of the baking dish.

Step 17

Layer the eggplant slices on top of the sauce, slightly overlapping pieces.

Step 18

Divide the crabmeat evenly on each slice of eggplant

Step 19

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and Cajun seasoning.

Step 20

Carefully pour the remaining sauce over the top of the crabmeat and sprinkle top with shredded mozzarella cheese.

Step 21

Cover and bake at 450 degrees F for about 20 minutes

Step 22

Uncover

Step 23

Add Parmesan

Step 24

Bake another 10 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Step 25

Can also run under the broiler to brown the top if desired.

Step 26

Let sit for about 5 minutes before serving, while you make the hollandaise sauce.

Step 27

Place each serving over a bed of spaghetti noodles

Step 28

And spoon hollandaise over the top of each serving.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Tags : Dinner

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