Quick Eggplant Parmesan

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  • Published Aug 5th
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings2
  • Calories644
This eggplant goes well with some steamed green beans and French or Italian bread. Although the recipe calls for seasoned bread crumbs, you can use regular bread crumbs if you wish. Adjust the amount of red pepper flakes according to your taste.

Quick Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Quick Eggplant Parmesan for 2 servings:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 small eggplant, cut into 3/4 inch thick slices
  • 1 cup dried bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Quick Eggplant Parmesan Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In15m

To cook Quick Eggplant Parmesan, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Quick Eggplant Parmesan is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Quick Eggplant Parmesan within 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Quick Eggplant Parmesan easily:

  1. 1 In a small bowl beat the egg and water together. Place the bread crumbs in shallow dish. Dip eggplant slices in egg mixture then in crumbs, being sure to coat thoroughly.
  2. 2 Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add eggplant slices and reduce heat to medium. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and tender. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over eggplant during last minute of cooking to melt.
  3. 3 While eggplant is cooking, combine spaghetti sauce and pepper flakes in a microwave-safe measuring cup. Cover with plastic wrap and cook at high power for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  4. 4 Top eggplant with sauce and Parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 644 calories; 28.1 grams of fat; 63.6 grams of carbohydrates; 36.5 grams of protein; 167 milligrams of cholesterol; 1866 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 18th 2008

    Pretty good & easy, but it was still too hard after frying so I popped it in the oven for a while. Sure beats the stuff from the frozen section of the supermarket though.

  2. Jul 7th 2008

    This is the easiest and quickest eggplant parmesan I've ever made! Though its not like the real thing, this is very good for a quick meal, or for using up eggplants without alot of effort! T ...

  3. Jun 24th 2008

    I used a large eggplant, sliced 1/2" , cooked in nonstick pan. Then in the baking dish, some sauce, the egg plant layered, the rest of the sauce topped with mozzarella cheese. baked while ...

  4. Nov 15th 2006

    Fabulous recipe. After I cooked the eggplant I put them in a baking dish, sprinkled with mozzarella, parmesan and spooned jarred sauce and place the tray in the oven until the cheese melted. ...

  5. Jun 22nd 2006

    Excellent use of eggplant! I can't imagine an easier or quicker way to make a tasty, healthy dinner. I left the peppers out of the sauce and added garlic salt to the bread crumbs. Eggplan ...

  6. Nov 5th 2005

    This is wonderful! Good sliced thinner with less oil, as others suggested.

  7. Aug 5th 2005

    YUM, YUM, YUM! This recipe was delicious! Everyone raved. I couldn't believe how fast and easy it was. The only things I did differently is slice the eggplant about 1/4 inch thick, inste ...

  8. Jul 26th 2005

    My daughter & I love eggplant parmesan. We wanted a quick, easy way to make this dish just for the two of us. We were both very pleased with the outcome of this recipe. I peeled and cut ...

  9. Aug 15th 2001

    I have to agree with the Chef...........it is better to go through a little more effort and bake it in the oven..........this is OK if you are in a hurry to eat.