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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


  • 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


  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.