Eggplant Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Eggplant Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Eggplant Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bigink

Makes 4 servings



Butter a 2-quart baking dish. Heat oven to 350. Put eggplant and onion in a saucepan; cover with water and add salt. Bring to a boil; cover and continue boiling for 10 minutes, until eggplant is tender. Drain well and set aside. In the saucepan over medium-low heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Stir in flour until well blended. Add the milk and cook, stirring, until thickened. Stir in salt, pepper, and 3/4 cup of the cheese. Stir in the eggplant and diced tomatoes; turn into the prepared baking dish. Top with remaining cheese. Combine the bread crumbs with chopped basil and melted butter. Toss crumbs to mix then sprinkle over the eggplant mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until bubbly and topping is browned.

Recipe Ingredients for Eggplant Casserole

1 1/2 pounds eggplant
1 medium onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 dash pepper
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup diced tomatoes
2/3 cup fresh bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2 tablespoons melted butter

Recipe Directions for Eggplant Casserole

  1. Butter a 2-quart baking dish. Heat oven to 350.

  2. Put eggplant and onion in a saucepan; cover with water and add salt. Bring to a boil; cover and continue boiling for 10 minutes, until eggplant is tender. Drain well and set aside.

  3. In the saucepan over medium-low heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Stir in flour until well blended. Add the milk and cook, stirring, until thickened. Stir in salt, pepper, and 3/4 cup of the cheese. Stir in the eggplant and diced tomatoes; turn into the prepared baking dish. Top with remaining cheese. Combine the bread crumbs with chopped basil and melted butter. Toss crumbs to mix then sprinkle over the eggplant mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until bubbly and topping is browned.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 367.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
423
Calories from Fat
238
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.4g
41%
Saturated Fat
16.2g
81%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
73mg
24%
Sodium
879mg
37%
Potassium
685mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
34.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
10.5g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 34% Iron 11%
* 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
B-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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