Tag: eggplant

Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

These cheesy eggplant rounds have all the deliciousness of a yummy pizza. Crispy and topped with marinara sauce and cheeses, these Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds are fabulous. Eggplant is one of the lower-calorie fresh vegetables. It is very rich in water  The skin of eggplant contains fiber and is rich in anti-oxidants . To preserve the nutritional qualities, it is better to cook […]

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Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce

Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce

[ 1 ] March 8, 2014 |

If you’ve never cooked tofu before, it’s time to give it a try. This purely delicious recipe for Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce is simple and will have your family raving. Tofu is an excellent source of protein and heart-healthy fats. This vegetarian staple is a curd made from mashed soybeans, and with a […]

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Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013 |

Start your week off on a heart- healthy foot with this healthy eggplant parmesan lasagna. Instead of frying breaded eggplant in oil, I layered sliced baked  eggplant with lasagna noodles to combine two favorite Italian-American dishes. This lasagna dish tastes just like the classic eggplant Parmesan layered between noodles, cheeses, and tomato sauce. If flat, no-boil lasagna noodles are not available, use […]

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Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

[ 6 ] July 17, 2013 |

This Italian-American favorite of eggplant, tomato sauce, and cheese make a delighful meatless meal. This is one of my favorite ways to eat eggplant. Traditionally eggplant parmesan is breaded and fried before baking. This version is lighter by roasting the eggplant in the oven instead, using reduced fat mozzarella and part-skim  ricotta which reduces the […]

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Baked Eggplant with Pistachio Pesto and Goat Cheese

Baked Eggplant with Pistachio Pesto and Goat Cheese

[ 13 ] February 15, 2013 |

Eggplant with his lovely purple skin add some color and texture to healthy recipes. The lovely vegetable is versatile, eggplant slices are sturdy enough to stand up to the fire of a grill to serve as the basis for a hearty vegetarian sandwich, and chunks of eggplant can be roasted and pureed into a silky, […]

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Eggplant Napoleon

Eggplant Napoleon

[ 0 ] October 5, 2011 |

  Eggplant is a fruit and not a vegetable. Although a member of the nightshade family and usually cooked like a vegetable, eggplant is actually a fruit. These Napoleons make a great appetizer or a perfect side dish. A Napoleon usually describes a layered dessert but can also be used to describe layers of other […]

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