Crispy Eggplant W/ Spicy Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Crispy eggplant w/ spicy cheese sauce

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

It's eggplant parmesan w/ a twist.
The wheat germ gives it a nice flavor, and it's healthy to boot!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1 medium
eggplant, peeled, thinly sliced
salt for the eggplant
2 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
milk
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c
toasted wheat germ
1 tsp
dried basil
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 c
marinara sauce
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1 c
reduced-fat feta cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400. Spray a baking sheet w/ cooking spray. Place eggplant slices on baking sheet. Lightly salt eggplant and let sit for 10 mins, and then pat dry.
2
In shallow bowl, combine eggs and milk. In another shallow bowl, stir together parmesan cheese, wheat germ, basil and pepper. Dip eggplant slices into egg mix, then dredge in wheat germ mix, coating both sides.
3
Place on baking sheet and bake 20 mins. In saucepan, combine marinara sauce and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium until hot. Place eggplant slices on a platter. Spoon sauce over eggplant. Sprinkle w/ feta cheese.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy