Breaded Eggplant “Parmesan”

Slowly baking these breaded eggplant cutlets brings out the best flavor, but they can also be pan fried in a bit of oil.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ⅔ cup soy milk
  • Egg replacer for 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1½ cups marinara sauce

Directions

  • Slice eggplant into ¾" thick slices and sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit for 10 minutes. Gently pat dry to remove extra moisture.
  • In a shallow bowl or pie tin, combine flour and garlic powder. In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy milk and egg replacer. In a third bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, and nutritional yeast.
  • Coat each eggplant slice with flour, then carefully dip in the soy milk mixture, then coat with the bread crumb mixture and place in a lightly greased casserole dish.
  • Bake for 20–25 minutes, then top with marinara sauce, and return to oven until sauce is hot, about 5 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ⅔ cup soy milk
  • Egg replacer for 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1½ cups marinara sauce

Directions

  • Slice eggplant into ¾" thick slices and sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit for 10 minutes. Gently pat dry to remove extra moisture.
  • In a shallow bowl or pie tin, combine flour and garlic powder. In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy milk and egg replacer. In a third bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, and nutritional yeast.
  • Coat each eggplant slice with flour, then carefully dip in the soy milk mixture, then coat with the bread crumb mixture and place in a lightly greased casserole dish.
  • Bake for 20–25 minutes, then top with marinara sauce, and return to oven until sauce is hot, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories410
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1290mg
Total Carbohydrate73g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars13g
Protein14g