Eggplant Palle with Zocco’s Restaurant - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Eggplant Palle with Zocco’s Restaurant

Zocco's Restaurant & Catering is located in the Village Shoppe Plaza on the corner of Marshal Phelps & Day Hill Road in Windsor CT.

Address:  555 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095


Eggplant Palle (eggplant "meatless meatballs")


2 Eggplants

1 small onion chopped

2 cloves of garlic minced

Grated parm cheese

2 tblsp parsley & basil chopped

2 cups of Panko Bread crumbs

1 egg

Dash of Salt/Pepper


Roast eggplants in 350 degree oven for approx. 1 hour or until a knife will easily pass through them. Pulse until smooth in a food processor then place in a large mixing bowl. Saute onions & garlic in evoo until lightly cooked, then place in bowl with eggplant. At this point add the parsley, basil, Panko, egg, parm cheese, salt & pepper. Mix thoroughly, then form into medium sized balls. Place formed balls on an oiled sheet pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for approx. 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with Zocco's San Marzano Marinara sauce & shaved Asiago cheese.