Garden Eggplant Bake Recipe

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Garden Eggplant Bake

NIKKI SMITH

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@adorefood

Nice change from meat, but eggplant is a meaty veg so it still seems like your eatting some kind of protein..

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

2 large
eggplant peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
3 medium
eggs beaten
2 c
italian seasoned breadcrumbs
6 c
spaghetti sauce
1 pkg
16oz. package shredded mozzarella
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
italian seasoning/garlic/basil to taste

Step-By-Step

1Salt both sides of each eggplant slice and let drain in colander in sink for 20 minutes. Rinse salt off with cold water and dry each slice.
2Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
3Dip both sides of the eggplant slices first in egg, then in breadcrumbs. Place in a single layer on a lightly oiled (cooking spray works) baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes on each side.
4In a 9×13 baking dish spread 1/2 of the spaghetti sauce evenly to cover the bottom. Place a layer of the baked eggplant slices on the sauce. Sprinkle mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses to fully cover eggplant. Repeat layers with remaining ingredients, ending with the cheese on top. Sprinkle seasonings over cheese as desired
5Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy