Faux Fried Eggplant (Aubergine)

“This oven-prepared "fried" eggplant will be very crisp like typical fried version, but much healthier! Serve with pasta and marinara.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel eggplant, if desired.
  2. SLice lengthwise or crosswise, about 1/4" thick.
  3. Salt heavily and allow to stand 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse well several times and drain.
  5. Preheat oven to 400*.
  6. Lightly brush cookie sheet with olive oil.
  7. Mix bread crumbs and parmesan.
  8. Dip eggplant slices first in egg then in crumbs, coating well.
  9. Plce on prepared cookie sheet, then drizzle with olive oil.
  10. Bake 15-20 minutes, turn, and bake 15 minutes longer or until brown.
  11. Spoon a dab of marinara sauce and a bit of provolone cheese on each slice.
  12. Return to oven to melt cheese.

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