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crispy eggplant w/ spicy cheese sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For crispy eggplant w/ spicy cheese sauce

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

How To Make crispy eggplant w/ spicy cheese sauce

  • 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.