Eggplant Sandwich With Pesto & Mushroom Sauces

BY JULIA | JUL 13, 2022 | 0 COMMENTS

Packed with delicious pesto and rich mushroom sauces, this might be the greatest sandwich for a summer lunch, if you love eggplant. Follow the recipe below and make this midday meal special.

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Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Difficulty: Medium


For the Pizza

  • 0,6 pound roast beef
  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 sprig rosemary
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 4 tbsp. sunflower oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 cups panko
  • 1 cup flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 pc oval sliced tomato, cut into oval shape
  • 2 pc oval sliced potato, cut into oval shape
  • 8 cups sunflower oil

Pesto Sauce:

  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • ¼ cup nuts
  • ½ cup parmesan, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • ½ lemon, squeezed

Mushroom Sauce:

  • 5 medium size mushroom
  • ½ cup sunflower oil
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Make the Pizza

  • Using a knife peel off some of the skin of the eggplant.
  • In 3 separate bowls, add flour, eggs, and panko. Dip the eggplant in each in sequence.
  • Form the beef into patties and fry in a hot pan until it’s cooked. Remove from the pan.
  • Cut potatoes in oval shape and fry in a hot pan until golden brown.
  • Divide the eggplant over the halves
  • On the bottom eggplant, spread pesto sauce, sliced mozzarella, tomato slices, fries. Next, spread mushroom sauce, place the patties and cover with the top eggplant.

Mushroom Sauce:

  • In an Excuto or other large pan, add oil on medium heat until it shimmers.
  • Add the mushroom, onion and cook until soft. Add heavy cream and cook stirring, until it begins to simmer.

Pesto Sauce:

  • Using a food processor, combine all the ingredients and squeeze lemon all over for taste.