I do like a good eggplant parmigiana, but can't cope with all the fried eggplant. Anyway, this version looks like a delicious compromise. Baked Eggplant Parmesan -- no frying required for this crispy and absolutely delicious comfort food!
For an easy side dish that& a great match for this cheesy, baked eggplant entrée, cook broccoli in a bit of olive oil with some minced garlic and crushed red chile flakes, then finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
NYT Cooking: This is the most minimalist eggplant Parmesan imaginable, really an eggplant gratin with tomatoes. (If memory serves me, that’s how they make it in Parma: no mozz, no meat.) You cook the (Baking Eggplant Parmesan)