Crouton Eggplant Parmesan

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  • Published Nov 30th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings8
  • Calories310
This is a recipe for those who have never cooked eggplant before and want to try it. This is very simple to make and also very quick. Very fool-proof!

Crouton Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Crouton Eggplant Parmesan for 8 servings:

  • 2 cups garlic-flavored croutons
  • 1 egg
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Japanese eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 1/2 cups pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese

Crouton Eggplant Parmesan Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Crouton Eggplant Parmesan, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Crouton Eggplant Parmesan is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Crouton Eggplant Parmesan within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Crouton Eggplant Parmesan easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line an oven-safe baking pan with aluminum foil or wax paper.
  2. 2 Place croutons into a food processor; blend until coarsely ground, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate.
  3. 3 Mix egg, salt, and pepper together in a bowl; dip eggplant slices into the egg mixture until coated. Transfer to crouton crumbs plate; coat eggplant in croutons. Placed breaded eggplant into prepared pan.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until breading is golden brown on both sides, 10 to 15 minutes per side.
  5. 5 Mix pasta sauce and garlic powder together in a bowl. Pour half of the sauce mixture into an oven-safe baking pan; top with half the Parmesan cheese.
  6. 6 Place baked eggplant onto Parmesan cheese layer; cover with mozzarella cheese. Pour remaining pasta sauce over mozzarella layer; top with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  7. 7 Bake in the preheated oven until Parmesan cheese is a light golden brown, about 25 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 310 calories; 14.5 grams of fat; 28 grams of carbohydrates; 15.4 grams of protein; 44 milligrams of cholesterol; 801 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 16th 2018

    I liked this recipe, but had to change it a bit. My daughter even ate it and she doesn't like eggplant anything. I didn't have croutons, so I used panko breadcrumbs instead. I had to bake th ...

  2. Mar 22nd 2017

    This is a great way to make eggplant parmigiana it was really fun to make too

  3. Jan 30th 2017

    Instead of baking, I fried the eggplant in olive oil; instead of using crotons, I used bread crumbs. This was very tasty and flavorful.

  4. Jan 13th 2017

    Quite good. I used gluten free croutons that I home made. I believe that the submitter intended to write to line a baking sheet with parchment paper, not wax paper. Thank you for the recipe.