"Plant "one on Me Eggplant Casserole for Crockpot

★★★★☆ 3 Reviews
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By Lori McLain
from Denton, TX

I LOVE eggplant parmesan....but don't always have time for the dipping and breading. Thought I would give it a shot in the crockpot...and I was pleased at the easy prep and same delicious taste.

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 4 md
    eggplant
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 can
    olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 c
    french fried onions, finely crushed
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    no salt seasoning blend
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 24 oz
    marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb
    mozzarella cheese, sliced
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How To Make

  • 1
    Spray 4 qt or larger crockpot with a little cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cut eggplant in 1/2 inch slices. Sprinkle with salt and layer in a shallowpan. Let stand 20 minutes to drain excess water from eggplant. Dry on paper towels.
  • 3
    Spray eggplant slices with cooking spray.
  • 4
    Combine the crushed fried nions,parmesan and seasoning blend in a medium bowl.
  • 5
    Drizzle 1 T of the oil in the bottom of the crockpot. Sprinkle with 1/4 of the onion cheese crumb mixture.
  • 6
    Layer 1/4 of the eggplant slices over the crumbs, then 1/4 of the sauce and 1/4 of the mozzerella slices. Repeat to make 4 layers.
  • 7
    Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
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