Gluten Free Diets

Eggplant Timpano or Timballo

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Eggplant Timpano is an impressive looking baked pasta masterpiece that’s perfect as the pasta course for a holiday meal or special dinner.

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Recipe Ingredients:
2 large eggplants, washed and dried
olive oil, salt and pepper (enough to pan fry the eggplant)
2 dozen small meatballs (baked under a broiler the day before)
2 Italian sausage links, (pan fried and sliced into ¼ inch half-moons the day before)
1 pound gluten free penne
4 cups marinara sauce (1 ½ cups reserved for serving)
¼ cup pecorino Romano
1 ½ cups ricotta
1 egg
¼ cup fresh parsley
¼ tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper
8 oz grated mozzarella (divided 4 oz & 4 oz)

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