Eggplant Rollatini Recipe

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Ingredients

  •   Olive oil, as needed
  • large eggplant
  • package fresh baby spinach
  • cloves garlic, diced
  • 2-3  large eggs
  • 1 Cup  Italian bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons  of Italian seasoning (optional)
  •   Bunch of fresh basil
  • large ball fresh mozzarella, cut into slices
  • 3 Cups  of marinara sauce
  •   Sea salt, to taste
  •   Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

Easy to make and always delicious, eggplant rollatini makes a great appetizer, snack, or main course to enjoy any time of the week. 

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Directions

Preheat the broiler. Coat a large baking sheet with olive oil. For even easier clean up, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and then coat with olive oil. 

Cut the eggplant lengthwise into ¼-inch thick slices. Place on a platter and pat both sides with a paper towel, and then lightly sprinkle with sea salt on both sides.

Add the eggs to a large baking dish and whisk. Add the breadcrumbs and seasonings, if using, to a seperate baking dish. Dip each slice of eggplant into the eggs and then the breadcrumbs, and lay out on the baking sheet. Broil the breaded eggplant slices for 3-4 minutes on each side, keeping a close eye on them to make sure they don't burn.  Remove the eggplant from the broiler and set aside to cool. Reduce the heat of the oven to 350 degrees.

In a large skillet, add about 1 tablespoon of olive oil with the garlic and spinach. Sauté until the spinach has wilted.

Coat a glass baking dish with a light layer of tomato sauce. Lay out the eggplant slices onto a work surface. Starting from the wider side, add the spinach, a basil leaf, and a slice of mozzarella cheese. Gently roll the eggplan slice and place in the baking dish, seamside down. Repeat with the remaining egg plant slices. 

Add the rest of the sauce to cover the eggplabnt and bake for 25 minutes. Serve the rollatini with extra sauce and Parmesan cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

470 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

23%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 91g 139%
  • Carbs 189g 63%
  • Saturated 30g 149%
  • Fiber 43g 171%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 78g
  • Protein 84g 168%
  • Cholesterol 596mg 199%
  • Sodium 5,291mg 220%
  • Calcium 1,396mg 140%
  • Magnesium 413mg 103%
  • Potassium 5,223mg 149%
  • Iron 19mg 105%
  • Zinc 11mg 72%
  • Phosphorus 1,440mg 206%
  • Vitamin A 16,165IU 323%
  • Vitamin C 61mg 102%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 113%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 139%
  • Niacin (B3) 44mg 219%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 132%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 632µg 158%
  • Vitamin B12 5µg 80%
  • Vitamin D 3µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 29mg 143%
  • Vitamin K 644µg 805%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 38g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 13g
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