Diabetic Community
Sponsor Message:


  Lobby/All Forums | Search | New | Who's Online | FAQ | Control Panel
Back | All Topics in this Forum | Previous Topic | Next Topic
Community Lobby  »  Diabetic Recipe Swap  »  Topic #456
Reading Post #456 / Original Topic: Recipe: Cheesy Eggplant Casserole
| View All | Print-Friendly | Rate Topic  

Recipe: Cheesy Eggplant Casserole
stellamoderator   United States
Posted: Oct-22-12, 04:29 PM (EST)
Post a Reply
Reply With Quote

 

Click to send private message to stella Click to add this user to your buddy list

Joined: Dec-9-04
Posts: 216

Moderator
Moderator


Cheesy Eggplant Casserole

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients

- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 small to medium eggplants, peeled and sliced, about 1/2-inch thickness
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
- 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
- 1 bell pepper (red or green) diced
- 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
- 2 cups no-salt added tomato puree
- 1 (14-oz.) can no-salt added diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- Olive oil cooking spray
- 2 cups low-fat cottage cheese
- 1-1/4 cups shredded, low-fat mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle salt over eggplant and set aside.

Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Saute onions, pepper, mushrooms, and garlic until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Add seasoning, tomato puree and diced tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 22 minutes.

Coat eggplant with flour, front and back. Coat skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add eggplant slices in batches and cook, covered, until browned, turning once - about 3-5 minutes per side. Transfer to plate.

In a 7 x 11-inch casserole dish, spread about 1 cup sauce. Add a layer of eggplant. Top with 1 cup cottage cheese, more sauce and 1/2 cup mozzarella. Repeat again, placing a layer of sauce on top. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake uncovered, about 30 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
258 calories
9 g total fat
4 g saturated fat
24 g carbohydrate
21 g protein
7 g dietary fiber
600 mg sodium




Report Bad Post | IP | Print-Friendly | Edit Post | Reply | Reply With Quote | Top | Tree

Lobby/All Forums | All Topics in this Forum | Previous Topic | Next Topic




Contents Copyright © CAPCO Marketing.