Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

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Healthy Eggplant Parmesan
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 26, 2023

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggplants, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place eggplant slices in a single layer in the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over the top of the eggplant.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until eggplant is tender and golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven and top with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and chopped parsley. Return to oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Remove from oven and serve.

Interesting Facts

  • Eggplant is a great source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  • Eggplant Parmesan is a popular Italian dish that is usually deep-fried.
  • This healthy version of Eggplant Parmesan is a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy the classic dish.