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Eggplant Parmesan For One

When you're home alone and craving more than a simple sandwich, this single serving individual eggplant parmesan recipe is just what you need! A true feast for one. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword eggplant parmesan, meals for one
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 891 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 small japanese eggplants roughly peeled and cut into 1/2 inch thick strips
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup seasoned italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 slice mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Dip each eggplant slice in the egg, then in the breadcrumbs to coat.

  3. Place eggplant slices on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, flipping once.

  4. In a small casserole dish, spread several spoonfuls of the pasta sauce so the bottom of the dish is evenly covered.
  5. Top sauce with eggplant, 1/2 slice mozzarella cheese and 1/2 the parmesan cheese.

  6. Repeat the layers beginning with sauce and ending with cheese.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until bubbly.
  8. Top with fresh basil and serve.

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Recipe Notes

Note: measurements are not exact. It depends on the size of your cooking vessel

AIR FRYER VERSION: After breading the eggplant slices (step 3) place into an air fryer basket in an even layer. Fry at 370 degrees for 8-10 minutes, flip, and continue to fry 4-5 minutes more until golden brown. Cool completely before freezing. 

TO FREEZE: Assemble in oven safe dishware. Wrap tightly in foil, place in a ziploc bag, and freeze.

TO REHEAT: bake covered at 350 degrees for 60-75 minutes until cooked through. 

Nutrition Facts
Eggplant Parmesan For One
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 891 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 222mg74%
Sodium 2518mg105%
Potassium 3238mg93%
Carbohydrates 117g39%
Fiber 39g156%
Sugar 49g54%
Protein 51g102%
Vitamin A 1843IU37%
Vitamin C 35mg42%
Calcium 995mg100%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.