Eggplant Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy eggplant casserole recipe? Learn how to make eggplant casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by phillyfilly

Makes 4 servings



Cut back on fat with this delicious Mediterranean Eggplant Casserole. After the holiday meats and roasts, this light vegetable dish is a welcome change, and still has loads of flavor from the garlic and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for eggplant casserole

2 tsp. olive oil
1 onion, halved and sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. oregano, dried
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 lbs. tomatoes, chopped
3 tbs. fresh basil, sliced
1 cup dry bread crumbs, seasoned
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
3 egg whites, lightly beaten
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 1/2 lbs. eggplant, 2 eggplant, peeled and cut crosswise into 3/8″ thick slices

Recipe Directions for eggplant casserole

  1. Prepare a cookie sheet with fat free cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Mix bread crumbs with 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese. Beat egg whites with 1/2 tsp. salt.

  3. Dip eggplant slices in egg whites, coat with seasoned bread crumbs.

  4. Place eggplant slices on prepared cookie sheet. You will have 2 different batches. Spray eggplant slices with cooking spray. Set aside.

  5. In a nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat, add onion and garlic. Cook until softened. Add oregano, 1 tsp. salt and pepper. Cook for one minute. Add tomatoes, increase heat to high and cook until thickened, about 10-12 minutes. Remove from heat and add basil.

  6. Broil eggplant slices, 1 batch at a time for 3-5 minutes per side, until brown.

  7. Preheat oven to 425 F. Layer eggplant slices in a 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Top with tomato mixture and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and remaining parmesan cheese.

  8. Bake uncovered until cheese is bubbly, 10-15 minutes.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Mediterranean, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 576.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
366
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
1371mg
57%
Potassium
1248mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
47.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
13.6g
54%
Sugars
14.4g
Protein
20.9g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 39% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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