Eggplant cordon Bleu

Eggplant cordon bleu, the vegetarian recipe for a tasty summer main course

Eggplant cordon Bleu

Eggplant cordon Bleu, prescription to prepare a second vegetarian tasty and flavorful that even children will love. An alternative to the classic meat-based recipe, this summer dish has a crunchy outer crust that encloses a soft, stringy cheese and zucchini filling.

To be prepared with fresh seasonal vegetables, the cordon bleu are usually cooked in boiling oil; to ensure that the filling does not come out and that the aubergines do not stick to the cooking oil, the canonical steps described below must be followed.

For a lighter version, eggplant cordon bleu they can also be cooked in the oven, in this way you can reduce calories without giving up the crunchiness.


  • 1 eggplant
  • 3 slices of edamer cheese
  • 1 egg
  • zucchini to taste
  • 1 flour to taste
  • breadcrumbs to taste
  • sunflower oil to taste
  • Preparation Time:
    30 minutes
  • Cooking time:
    5 minutes
  • Rest time:
  • Dose:
    4 people to
  • difficulty:

How to prepare aubergine cordon bleu: procedure

  • lavare the aubergine, cut off the stalk and cut it into slices about half a centimeter thick,
  • match each slice with another of similar size and arrange them open on a cutting board,
  • stuff one eggplant of each pair with pieces of cheese, courgettes and other pieces of cheese, and then cover with the other slice of aubergine,
Eggplant cordon Bleu
  • passare now each pair of aubergines stuffed in flour, and then in the egg and finally in the breadcrumbs,
Eggplant cordon Bleu
  • cook then on both sides in oil bills until golden brown and to absorb any excess oil on kitchen paper,
Eggplant cordon Bleu
  • or put them in a baking tray lined with parchment paper and greased with oil, sprinkle them on the surface with a drizzle of oil and bake them in a hot oven at 200 ° for about ten minutes or in any case until golden brown.
Eggplant cordon Bleu
  • The blue eggplant cordon they must be served immediately, possibly accompanying them with fresh seasonal vegetables.
Eggplant cordon Bleu

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