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2 large eggplants (about 2 lb. total), peeled and sliced into 1/3-inch rounds
1 1/4 cups marinara sauce
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
2 cups shredded mozzarella
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1. Sprinkle eggplant on both sides with salt, place on paper towels, and let stand for 20 minutes. Rinse; blot dry.
2. Mist inside of slow cooker with cooking spray. Spread 1/4 cup marinara over bottom. Dip eggplant in egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Arrange a layer of eggplant over sauce. Top with 1/4 cup sauce; sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella. Layer sauce, eggplant and cheese, ending with cheese (about 4 layers), filling cooker 2/3 full.
3. Cover and cook on low until eggplant is soft and cheese has melted, 4 to 6 hours. Spoon onto plates, sprinkle with basil and serve.
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This recipe is from myrecipes.com, and blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.