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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 299.1
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,061.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 17.4 g

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Eggplant Parmesan

Submitted by: THEWINEGUY

Introduction

A low cal comfort food A low cal comfort food
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3 Whole Eggplants (sliced into 1/4 in. slices)
    7 garlic cloves (diced)
    2 med Onions (chopped)
    1 cup tomato sauce
    1 6oz can tomato paste
    1 large can crushed tomatos
    1/2 tsp dry oregano
    1/2 tsp dry basil
    1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
    2 tsp sugar
    1 large egg
    1/2 cup non-fat milk
    1.5 cups italian bread crums
    1 cup grated parmesan cheese
    1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Directions

Slice eggplant and salt (to draw out bitterness).
lay slices between papper towels while making sauce.
Chop Onions and dice garlic and sweat at low heat with a pinch of salt until translucent.

Add basil, oregano, crushed red pepper, tomato sauce, crushed tomatos, tomato paste and sugar and Simmer for a half hour.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F

Mix Bread crums and 1/2 a cup of paresan cheese

Wisk milk and egg together for batter.

dip each eggplant slice in batter then bread crums and lay on a flat counter.

brown eggplant in single layers on baking tray with a little olive oil spray in a 425 degree oven(about 10 min each side)
Repeat until all the eggplant has been browned.

drop oven temp to 375
add any salt and pepper to tomato sauce (to taste)

mix remaining cheese together

arange 1 layer of the eggplant slices in the bottom of a large cassarol dish top with a layer of tomato sauce and 1/3 of the cheese.
Repeat 2 more times.

Bake in the oven at 375 for 1/2 hour utill top layer of cheese has browned.

enjoy!!!


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THEWINEGUY.






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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was very easy, good and filling. And to respond to the reviewer above, all italian sauce made from scratch has a small bit of sugar added to cut the acidity of the tomatoes. If your canned tomatoes have sugar added you can omit that. - 7/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    2 tsp of sugar spread out through 8 servings is not going to kill anyone...Splenda on the other hand just might.

    All that sodium comes from the cheese.

    This was an excellent recipe. Thanks! - 1/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent flavor. This is one of my favorite restaurant orders; now I can have it at home for lower calories! - 11/12/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thought this dish was great! I sub. the sugar with splenda. To answer Sheztherunner, the sugar is used to counter act the tartness when you are making your own sauce(not bottled). I also added a bit more basil just 'cause I'm a basil freak. The whole family loved your yummy recipe. Thanks! - 10/16/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really yummy - 9/12/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love it! - 3/18/07

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  • I cut down on the cheese. Good! - 10/9/12

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  • keeper. fresh sauce from garden. use two large eggplants 4+ inch round - 9/15/12

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  • I made this and it is OK. I needed to brown more in my oven. It may be my oven. I used one large eggplant and it is enough for at least 4 more meals. I also tried to brown on a rack in a cookie sheet . It did not work. Made with whole wheat pasta. Not sure if I will make again. - 1/14/11

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  • This is a typical Sicilian style recipe. Love it!!!! - 6/5/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm italian and you DO NOT have to use sugar in tomato sauce. Sometimes I'll scoop out the little flesh that develops at the top of the sauce when it's simmering, b/c that stuff tastes a little bitter. In most part of italy, not counting sicily, sugar is not used in tomato sauce ever. - 6/5/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My family grew up without sugar in our tomato sauces, and we prefer it that way... a bit on the tart side, but not too much! - 1/9/09

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It may be low cal, but there's an awful lot of sodium & cholesterol per serve, & why on earth does it have sugar in it???? - 3/17/07

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