3 cups cubed eggplant
2 medium tomatoes, sliced
1 large onion, sliced
¼ cup melted butter
¼ cup applesauce
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon dried basil
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
½ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

12, ½ cup servings


Peel eggplant and slice into ½ inch cubes.

Layer eggplant, tomatoes, and onions in a casserole dish.

Mix butter and applesauce and pour ½ over the vegetable mixture.

Sprinkle with the salt, basil, and garlic powder.

Cover and bake for 20 minutes in a 450˚ F oven.

Remove from oven and top with mozzarella cheese, whole wheat bread crumbs, and Parmesan cheese. Pour the remaining butter and applesauce mixture over the cheese.

Bake an additional 10 minutes, uncivered.

Nutritional Analysis: 
120 calories
7 g fat
170 mg sodium
6 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
6 g protein

Easy Cheesy Eggplant - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

August, 2010

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