Baked Eggplant Parmesan

f you guys like Eggplant Parmesan, this video is a "must watch"!

I take a Classic Eggplant Parmesan recipe and share all my tips on how to lighten it up without loosing any of the flavor!

I'm gonna keep it short because I'm in Jersey right now spending a couple of weeks with my family (which is why I have been posting a bit less!) but hope you guys like this recipe!

And if you have ANY tips or ideas on how to lighten up Eggplant Parmesan with out sacrificing any of the flavor PLEASE leave your comments below! I love hearing what you guys have to say!!

Ingredients

Eggplant 2 Pound
Tomato sauce 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon , grated
Part skim ricotta cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Egg 1 , beaten
Fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fresh mozzarella 4 Ounce , diced
Garlic powder 2 Teaspoon
Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) , freshly chopped
Cooking oil/Olive oil 6 Dash

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 400F.

2. Cut eggplant into half an inch rounds. Sprinkle salt over it and transfer it into a colander. Let it sit for 30 minutes.

3. Spray a baking sheet with oil( 3 dashes).

MAKING

4. Lay the egg plant on a paper towel and cover the egg plant with another towel and pat the eggplant dry.

5. On the prepared baking sheet, arrange the eggplants.Spray cooking oil( 3 dashes) over the eggplant and season with salt, freshly ground pepper and garlic powder. Flip the eggplant and season in a similar manner.

6. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes, flip when halfway done.

7. In a bowl, take ricotta cheese, add egg, freshly chopped parsley, salt and freshly ground pepper. Mix it well.

8. In a glass baking dish, spread out tomato sauce. Layer eggplant over it and let it overlap.

9. Take half the quantity of ricotta cheese mixture and gently spread over the top of the eggplant.

10. Finish with a tablespoon of Parmesan cheese. Again, prepare the same layers of tomato sauce, egg plant, ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese.

11. Layer it again with tomato sauce and top it with diced mozzarella cheese. Finish by sprinkling with Parmesan cheese.

12. Bake again at 400F the oven for 30 minutes.Allow to cool for 15 to 20 minutes.

SERVING

13. Cut into squares and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 70 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261Calories from Fat 101

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 6.32 g31.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69.4 mg

Sodium 242 mg10.08%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.11 g28%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 18 g36.2%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 32.2%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet