For larger servings just increase the quantities, if you do not like these types of peppers then use your favorite kind..experiment

1 medium eggplant
2 fresh garden tomatoes
3 fresh garden jalapenos (they are little heated even though small in size)
2 fresh garden mexican green pepper (these  are large and have flavor but not hot)
4 smashed cloves of garlic
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 cup unseasoned plain breadcrumbs
1 cup fresh shredded Cheese (I use Cabot  Vermont 50% reduced fat sharp cheddar white cheese)
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup grated Parmesan  (fine grated from jar or do your own fresh)
Fresh basil (I use cinnamon basil from the garden…..usually 6 or 7 large leaves…use any type basil you choose)
Salt
Flour (I use whole wheat 1/2 cup placed in plastic sandwich bag)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Spray baking dish with oil (your choice, I use olive oil) lightly  I use a 1 1/2 quart pyrx
Wash eggplant , cut off stem and bottom….I choose to keep my skin on but most people will peel and that is your choice.
Cut eggplant into bite size pieces then put into bag of whole wheat flour and shake well.
Small blender put two fresh tomatoes (peeled and cored first),…….garlic cloves, sugar….blend
Place eggplant in baking dish
Chop basil into small pieces
Trim all fresh peppers split, pull out ribs and seeds, wash, cut in slivers and set aside
Pour blended tomato mixture over eggplant…sharing dab on each piece.
Salt the entire dish to taste…..do not over salt
Place chopped basil all over top of eggplant
Shake or place Parmesan over the top of eggplant
Sprinkle the plain breadcrumbs over the top of eggplant
Place Jalapenos over eggplant…making sure one piece at either end and across center
Place Mexican green pepper strips over eggplant.

Bake in oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees
Pull out of oven
Reduce oven temp to 250 degrees
Spread the sharp cheddar cheese over eggplant, followed by the mozzarella
Put back into over with the reduced temperature, let back for  10 to 12 minutes.
Turn off oven
Set table with side salads,  warm Italian bread
Remove from oven
Place on trivets or hot pads on table
Serve  and eat….

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