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Eggplant Bruschetta

Here’s a memorable take on an all-time classic. Maxine Petersohn tops eggplant slices with chopped tomatoes, fresh basil and cheese before broiling them. "My family thoroughly enjoys them," she pens from Cortez, Florida.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 5 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Place eggplant slices in a colander over a plate; sprinkle with salt and gently toss. Let stand for 30 minutes. Rinse and drain well. Coat both sides of each slice with cooking spray. Place on a broiler pan. Top eggplant with tomatoes, basil and cheeses. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes or until eggplant is tender and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
2 piece: 68 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • littlered1825
    Sep 5, 2011

    I enjoyed this recipe, but I did add a few ingredients. Instead of topping the ingredients separate I mixed them together in a bowl and added two green onions, garlic powder, and olive oil. I then topped the egg plant with the mixture. Before putting in the oven I added salt and pepper. I would turn your broiler on the low setting and watch carefully.My man and I really enjoyed this.

  • JTShaver
    Apr 23, 2009

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  • Sara
    May 14, 2006

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