February 2, 2021

Recipe: Easy-Bake Eggplant With Marinara

Try this fast and easy vegetable side dish with tons of nutrients

recipe: eggplant marinara

Tired of the same old veggie routine? This recipe is fast and easy to make, and it brings a lot of flavor to the table. Rich in antioxidants like phenols and flavonoids, eggplant provides volume and a pleasant texture to help fill you up on fewer calories. Since the skin of the eggplant provides lots of fiber and phytonutrients like anthocyanin, don’t peel it!

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Ingredients

1 large eggplant
Garlic powder
Onion powder
½ cup of low-sodium marinara sauce
⅓ cup of shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Mist a glass baking dish with olive oil. Add the cubed eggplant, spices and marinara. Mix together.
  2. Sprinkle with cheese and bake at 450°F for 15-20 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings

Each serving contains:

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Calories 70
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 1g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 100mg
Total carbohydrate 10g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g

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