RECIPE #47: Lasagna sans noodles - use eggplant instead!

Watching calories? Needing more veges? Want a different sort of Italian dish?
Make a lasagna without noodles! Use eggplant instead.

Eggplant Lasagna
serves 4

1 large eggplant
4 T flour
1/2 t sea salt
1/4 t pepper
3 or more T olive oil
1 jar or large can tomato/pasta sauce
grated cheese (I use pizza cheese.)

Wash eggplant.

Remove ends.

Slice crosswise 1/4" to 1/2" thick.

Mix together the flour, salt and pepper; dip eggplant in this. Then brown in oil on both sides until almost tender; about 45 seconds per side on high.

Place in baking dish in alternating layers with the tomato sauce, with a little grated cheese between.

Top with grated cheese.

Bake about 20 minutes in a preheated 375 degree oven.


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