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Mimi’s Perfect Eggplant Parmesan

We were lucky enough to have my mom in town for the week and she did ALL the things. Between entertaining a very clingy baby and walking a very needy dog, she also cooked the most amazing food. Since I wanted to be able to replicate this relatively quickly, we used jarred sauce and it still turned out great. We served this with spaghetti, but your favorite pasta shape would work too. Maya had a little of the eggplant after it was roasted and it was a hit! Ingredients 1 large eggplant, cut in 3/8-inch slices, skin left on. 2 eggs 1 cup or more of Italian Style Bread Crumbs 2 T. avocado oil 2 T. olive oil large log of whole milk, pre-sliced, mozzarella cheese (16 slices) 48-56 0z. home-made or prepared marinara sauce (I love Rao’s) *Optional 1c of mushrooms, sliced 5 oz. grated Parmesan cheese 10 Fresh basil leaves for garnish Prepare the eggplants and mushrooms 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees 2. Grease a large roasting pan with avocado oil 4. …