Eggplant Parm Not Fried Recipe

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Eggplant parm not fried

Lucy VonStubbin

By
@LucyVon

Trying to come up with healthier version of fried foods I had limited items and came up with are Healthy Eggplant parm.....Kid approved(well mine anyway)


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Serves:

4-8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
eggplant
12 oz
cottage cheese, small curd,low fat
1 1/2 c
mozzarella cheese, low-fat
1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 c
panko breadcrumbs
1-2 pinch
herbs garlic,black pepper,red pepper,parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash eggplant and cut off skin.(you may leave the skin on)preference. Slice eggplant vertical or horizontal about 1/4 inch. Place eggplant in a zip lock bag and pour 3-4 tbsp of olive oil and shake. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Next fill a bowl or plate with panko breadcrumbs with herbs(garlic,parsley,red pepper it you like spice,black pepper). Dip Eggplant into to breadcrumbs place on baking sheet. Bake 6-9 minutes each side. Eggplant should be slightly limp. If too hard bake long until soft. Then take a deep pan and layer like lasagna. Place a little sauce at the bottom, then eggplant, then cottage cheese, the sprinkle mozzarella cheese reserving 1 cup for top. Repeat until all eggplant has been placed. Add remainder of mozzarella cheese. Place in over until cheese melts 10-15 minutes. Rest for 5 minutes and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy