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Garlic Parmesan Eggplant

Garlic parmesan breading makes eggplant crispy, cheesy and delicious. Recipe source: Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 large Eggplant
  1. Start by preparing the eggplant: wash the eggplant and trim off the green end. You can peel the skin if you like. Next, slice eggplant into 1/2" disks. Place all disks in colander or cooling rack set over baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and let sit for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Pour olive oil into a bowl.
  3. Mix breadcrumbs, spices and Parmesan cheese in another bowl.
  4. Dip each eggplant disk into oil first, then breading mixture. Place on aluminum foil or parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake in 400°F oven for 15 minutes, then flip each disk and bake for 7 more minutes. The eggplant should be golden brown and the breading crispy.
  6. Serve as side dish or appetizer or use in eggplant Parmesan.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 194
Fat 15 g 19%
Saturated Fat 3 g 13%
Cholesterol 4 mg 1%
Sodium 94 mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 12 g 4%
Fiber 4 g 14%
Sugars 5 g
Protein 4 g 8%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Eggplant is a good source of fiber, manganese and potassium.

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