Mozzarella in carrozza with aubergines with mint Mimosa cocktail

The mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines are truly irresistible: two slices of bread lightly toasted, they contain a heart of mozzarella cheese racy, whose enveloping taste goes perfectly with the grilled eggplant. A recipe all to try!

Ingrediants

  • 250 g of mozzarella
  • 12 long slices of bread for sandwiches without crust
  • 2 eggplants
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 bunch of mint
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • Flour
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • fry oil
  • salt
  • pepper

The recipe of mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines is a greedy reinterpretation of the classic bell version. In addition to mozzarella cheese, the filling includes the addition of a thin slice of grilled eggplant flavored with mint. The one between eggplant And mozzarella cheese it is a winning combination, which we find in many recipes, such as stuffed aubergines with mozzarella or the classic eggplant parmigiana.

There mozzarella cheese it is a versatile ingredient. In the kitchen it finds numerous uses raw, protagonist of recipes such as Caprese salad and stuffed Mozzarella or to enrich preparations with a stringy filling as in the case of pizza muffins and zucchini and mozzarella meatballs.

To prepare some mozzarella in a carriage according to tradition it is always good to choose one mozzarella cheese that it was produced on previous day to its use and cut it into slices a few hours before use and then let it drain. Doing so will eliminate the serum in excess and will prevent the mozzarella from spreading during cooking. You can choose whether to use the mozzarella fiordilatte, made with cow’s milk, or the buffalo mozzarella from Campania, more oily and less watery. But whatever mozzarella you use will be a hit!

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See how to prepare the Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines, a delicious recipe to try as an aperitif with friends and family.

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How to prepare: Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines

Easy Execution Preparation Time 40 min Cooking Time 20 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 1

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 1

To make the mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines, start cutting the bread into squares of about 8 cm, using a pastry ring or a knife, and toast it in a hot oven for a few minutes, just long enough for it to dry slightly.

Preparation Mozzarelle in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 2

Preparation Mozzarelle in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 2

Clean the aubergines and slice them lengthwise. Drain the mozzarella, slice it and cut out each slice to the bread size.

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 3

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 3

Peel the garlic, chop it very finely and mix it with a handful of chopped mint leaves. Sprinkle the mixture on the aubergine slices with a pinch of salt and pepper, season with a little extra virgin olive oil and then cook them on a very hot plate, 2-3 minutes on each side.

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 4

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Phase 4

Stuff each bread sandwich with mozzarella and aubergines, and press them well.

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Step 5

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Step 5

Mix the eggs with a pinch of salt and the milk in a bowl, dip the sandwiches, sides included, wait for the bread to absorb the mixture well, drain and flour them, edges included. Brush the edges with a little water so that the flour thickens and does not allow the mozzarella to come out.

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Step 8

Preparation Mozzarella in carrozza with mint aubergines - Step 8

Then fry the sandwiches in hot oil, until they are golden on both sides, gradually drain them on absorbent kitchen paper, salt them lightly and serve the mozzarella in carrozza with mint eggplant still hot.

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