- 8 sticks Mozzarellafrozen
- 1 Eggplantsmedium (about 1 pound)
- ½ tsp + ⅛ tsp Kosher Saltdivided
- 1 clove Garlicfinely chopped
- 1 cup Tomatoesfinely diced
- ¼ cup Basilfinely chopped fresh, plus more for garnish
- ½ tsp Black pepperdivided
- 2 Large eggs
- 2 tbsp Olive oilextra-virgin, divided
Eggplant & Mozzarella Stick Roll-Ups
These Eggplant & Mozzarella Stick Roll-Ups would be a great addition to your party food menu – they are easy to make because you use store bought mozzarella sticks. They are also easy to serve and most importantly for your guests, they are easy to pick up and eat while mingling at a party.
This recipe serves 4 but you can increase it depending on your numbers. Start by cooking the mozzarella sticks according to the package directions. Meanwhile make a tomato and garlic based sauce. Fry eggplant slices in hot oil and drain them on paper towels and then use them to roll up the mozzarella sticks. Bake for 5 minutes to heat them up before serving with the tomato sauce.
To make my Eggplant & Mozzarella Stick Roll-Ups, you will need the following ingredients:
So, how do you make Eggplant & Mozzarella Stick Roll-Ups?
Steps to make Eggplant & Mozzarella Stick Roll-Ups
Cook the mozzarella sticks
Prepare the eggplant
Make the tomato sauce
Blot the eggplant with a paper towel
Cook the eggplant
Beat the eggs together lightly in a shallow bowl or dish. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large nonstick pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge 2 eggplant slices in the egg, and allow the excess to drip off. Fry the eggplant in the oil until brown on both sides. Drain on a plate or baking sheet lined with paper towels and repeat.
Drain on a plate
Wrap the mozzarella stick with the eggplant