Eggplant parmesan from Bastone's summer lunch menu

Bastone Brewery in Royal Oak has rolled out a new summer lunch menu. Chef Robert Young joined us in the FOX 2 Cooking School to tell us more about the new items on the menu. He also prepared their eggplant parmesan and shared the recipe, which you can find below.

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1  eggplant
2  eggs
2oz  flour
6oz panko breadcrumbs
1oz parmesan cheese
12oz diced tomatoes
2oz trumpet mushrooms - or button
2oz arugula
1oz artichoke
1  roasted red pepper
1oz fresh mozzarella
Tarragon to taste

1. Cut eggplant into slices approx. 1/3 inch thick.
2. Lightly coat on the bread crumbs and parm by placing first in the flour, then in the egg and then the breadcrumbs.
3. In a saucepan cook the mushrooms and add the diced tomato, add fresh tarragon to taste and salt and pepper.
4. Heat a little olive oil in a saucepan and sear the eggplant on each side for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.
5. Mix the arugula, roasted red pepper, artichokes and feta and lay in a bowl.
6. Spoon the sauce over the eggplant and top with fresh mozzarella.
7. Bake in a 375 degree oven until the cheese is melted and brown.
Place on the bed of arugula salad and sprinkle with chopped fresh basil.