"Plant "one on Me Eggplant Casserole for Crockpot

1
Lori McLain

By
@lmclain

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.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 medium
eggplant
1 tsp
sea salt
1 can(s)
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

How to Make "Plant "one on Me Eggplant Casserole for Crockpot

Step-by-Step

  • 1Spray 4 qt or larger crockpot with a little cooking spray.
  • 2Cut 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.
  • 3Spray eggplant slices with cooking spray.
  • 4Combine the crushed fried nions,parmesan and seasoning blend in a medium bowl.
  • 5Drizzle 1 T of the oil in the bottom of the crockpot. Sprinkle with 1/4 of the onion cheese crumb mixture.
  • 6Layer 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.
  • 7Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

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About "Plant "one on Me Eggplant Casserole for Crockpot

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Other Tag: Quick & Easy