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Eggplant Parmesan

September/October 2013

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Eggplant Parmesan doesn’t have to include layers of deep-fried eggplant and mountains of cheese. This healthy eggplant Parmesan recipe has just enough melty mozzarella between layers of breaded baked eggplant to be satisfying but not pile on the calories and fat. Don’t skip the step of salting the eggplant, especially if you want to freeze one of the casseroles. Salting helps to draw out extra moisture so the eggplant holds up better in the freezer. Serve with a salad of bitter greens tossed with a red-wine vinaigrette. This recipe makes enough for two 8-by-8-inch casseroles (four servings each)—have one for dinner tonight and freeze the other for a night when you don’t have time to make dinner.


Eggplant Parmesan

6 Reviews for Eggplant Parmesan

10/05/2014
Anonymous
Delish!

I made this for my hubby and I, 2 weeks ago, but I with a meat sauce, because I had some in the freezer. I added some extra diced canned tomatoes though, to thin the sauce. It was so good. Next time I will make it per the recipe ingredients, but I expect it will be just as good.

Very tasty especially anyone who doesn't like eggplant
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08/25/2014

I made this a day ahead and I was worried about the breading getting soggy so I saved the extra seasoned breadcrumbs and added them as a topping. At the end of cooking, I sprinkled the breadcrumbs on top and broiled until they were browned. It was delicious! It did take a long time to put together, so I was happy that I made it ahead and could just pop it in the oven at dinner time.

tasty, healthy
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07/15/2014
Anonymous
Fresh alternative

Made this for the first time. We loved it! Even my husband who tends to be a meat and potatoes guy :). It is easy to make, directions were very clear and easy to follow. The flavors were fresh and just the right spice levels. My old fried fav has been replaced!

Fresh tasting, easy, plenty of flavor
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07/15/2014
Anonymous
Fresh alternative

Made this for the first time. We loved it! Even my husband who tends to be a meat and potatoes guy :). It is easy to make, directions were very clear and easy to follow. The flavors were fresh and just the right spice levels. My old fried fav has been replaced!

Fresh tasting, easy, plenty of flavor
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01/16/2014
Delicious!

This was delicious and even my husband loved it! There was enough crunchy breadcrumbs and cheese to keep it satisfying, but baking this made it so much more healthy. I will definitely make this again.

satisfying and filling
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