Eggplant Fries

“My kids love this snack—and I like that it’s healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic salt, these veggie sticks are broiled, not fried, so there’s no guilt when you crunch into them.” —Mary Murphy, Atwater, California

Eggplant Fries
Eggplant Fries Exps Sdas17 14684 C04 06 8b 3
Eggplant Fries
Servings Prep Time
6servings 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 20minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler. In a shallow bowl, whisk together eggs. In another shallow bowl, mix cheese, wheat germ and seasonings.
  2. Trim ends of eggplant; cut eggplant lengthwise into 1/2-in.-thick slices. Cut slices lengthwise into 1/2-in. strips. Dip eggplant in eggs, then coat with cheese mixture. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  3. Spritz eggplant with additional cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from heat 3 minutes. Turn eggplant; spritz with additional cooking spray. Broil until golden brown, 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately with pasta sauce
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts 1 serving: 135 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 577mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fibre), 9g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.