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Gluten Free Eggplant Parmesan

Gluten-free Eggplant Parmesan, baked not fried and topped with Homemade Marinara Sauce | cookingwithcurls.com #BretonGlutenFree #CleverGirls


Several years ago I found a recipe for Eggplant Parmesan made with cracker crumbs in some random cookbook, and we fell in love with it. I made it a few times over the years before we moved to Iowa…where the cookbook was damaged by a leaking pipe…and I forgot about the recipe…..

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