Eggplant rolls with stracchino cheese

Eggplant rolls with stracchino cheese

I finally found the time to prepare some eggplant rolls with stracchino!!

It’s summer, it’s eggplant season and I found a very good stracchino cheese, at last!

I love eggplants for their taste and because they are so versatile vegetables.

You can prepare a lot of recipes with it: parmigiana, pasta alla norma, meatballs, stuffed eggplants… just to mention a few.

Today, I will prepare this simple recipe using a very peculiar Italian cheese: the stracchino cheese.

I just found a good Italian grocery store 5 minutes from my apartment and the first thing I asked was: “Do you have any stracchino cheese?”

Normally any Italian grocery should have it, so you can buy it there.

Which kind of cheese is stracchino?

It is a typical north Italian product made with cow’s milk.

Stracchino has a very soft, creamy texture and a mild flavour, with a very slight and delicious sour note.

It is perfect with pizza, focaccia, piadina or for stuffing recipes like this one.

These rolls can make a great starter, as well as a simple and delicious main dish.

You choose! 😉


Eggplant rolls with stracchino cheese




1 eggplant

stracchino cheese



smoked speck ham

cherry tomatoes


Cut the eggplant into thin rounds.

Cut in a half or in 4 pieces the mortadella, the speck and the ham, depending on the slice size.

Eggplant rolls step1

Preheat a grill pan and, once hot, grill the eggplants rounds for a couple of minutes each side.

Set aside.

Lay an eggplant slice on a cutting board, spread some stracchino on top, add a piece of mortadella or speck or ham and roll it.

Repeat with all the slices.

Thread each roll with a skewer and alternate two eggplant rolls with two cherry tomatoes.

eggplant rolls step2

The eggplant rolls with stracchino cheese is ready to be served!

Bon Appétit!!

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *