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Cheesy Eggplant Appetizer

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24 servings

Tender eggplant slices are layered in a hollowed-out Italian bread loaf with spaghetti sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan to make these cheesy appetizer bites.

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  • Heat broiler.
  • Cut each eggplant slice into thirds; place in single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Brush evenly with 2 Tbsp. dressing. Broil, 6 inches from heat, 6 to 8 min. or until eggplant is tender, turning after 4 min. and brushing with remaining dressing.
  • Remove centers from bread halves, leaving 1-inch-thick shells. (Discard removed bread or reserve for another use.) Fill bread shells with eggplant; top with pasta sauce and cheeses. Place on baking sheet.
  • Broil 1 to 2 min. or until mozzarella is melted; sprinkle with basil.

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Special Extra

Sprinkle with additional Parmesan before serving.


This is a great way to use fresh tomatoes which are plentiful and delicious in the summer. Just substitute 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes for the pasta sauce in these delicious appetizers.


  • 24 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Nutrition Bonus

You can't go wrong with these delicious low-fat vegetable-based appetizers that can be a smart addition to any party fare.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 40
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 135mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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