Gluten-Free Vegan Eggplant Parmigiana

This quick and easy version of the Italian classic is made with nondairy cheese shreds for vegans who donʼt eat dairy products.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup grated nondairy mozzarella substitute
  • ¼ cup nondairy Parmesan cheese substitute

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8" × 8" baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Wash the eggplant and cut into slices about ¼" thick. Stir the dried basil, dried oregano, and garlic salt into the spaghetti sauce.
  • Lay half the eggplant slices in the prepared baking pan. Spoon half the spaghetti sauce over the top. Repeat layers with remaining eggplant and sauce.
  • Cover the eggplant with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven. Uncover and sprinkle the mozzarella substitute on top.
  • Bake for another 3–5 minutes, until the “cheese” melts. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese substitute and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup grated nondairy mozzarella substitute
  • ¼ cup nondairy Parmesan cheese substitute

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8" × 8" baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Wash the eggplant and cut into slices about ¼" thick. Stir the dried basil, dried oregano, and garlic salt into the spaghetti sauce.
  • Lay half the eggplant slices in the prepared baking pan. Spoon half the spaghetti sauce over the top. Repeat layers with remaining eggplant and sauce.
  • Cover the eggplant with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven. Uncover and sprinkle the mozzarella substitute on top.
  • Bake for another 3–5 minutes, until the “cheese” melts. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese substitute and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium590mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars14g
Protein7g