How to Make Norma Sauce

by Fabio Bongianni

This guide will show you how to prepare the famous Norma souce.


  • 1 Eggplant
  • 1 Cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Bunch Fresh basil
  • 1 Tablespoon Extravergin olive oil
  • 1 Fresh buffalo mozzarella
  • 1 Grated parmesan cheese
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Chop your eggplant in small cubes

    Step 2

    Get your oil ready for frying

    Step 3

    Throw in your eggplant

    Step 4

    Frying the eggplant

    Step 5

    Till they are slitly brown

    Step 6

    Put the fried eggplants on a white paper in order to dry the excess oil

    Step 7

    Add your tomato sauce in pan with a few leaves of basil and reheat gently

    Step 8

    Chop you fresh mozzarella in cubes

    Step 9

    Add the fried eggplant to the sauce, not all of it. Keep some for the end for garnishing

    Step 10

    And there you have the final result! In this picture we've used fresh gnocchi, but you can use any kind of pasta you like.