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Baked Fried Eggplant

Rated as 3.87 out of 5 Stars

"I love fried eggplant but absolutely hate the mushy texture. I've found a great way to get the fried eggplant taste without the mush. And the sour cream added to the batter gives it a wonderful flavor."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 414 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Wash eggplant and slice into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. In a medium bowl, stir together the egg and sour cream until well blended. Toss the eggplant slices with the flour to coat. Dip one slice at a time into the batter then coat with the seasoned bread crumbs. Place coated eggplant onto the prepared cookie sheet and spray the tops with cooking spray.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, then turn the slices over and continue to cook for an additional 15 to 20 minutes, or until both sides are brown and crisp.

Footnotes

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

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 414 calories; 16.5 g fat; 54.8 g carbohydrates; 13.4 g protein; 71 mg cholesterol; 910 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe is mediocre if it is all you are planning to do with the eggplant. It is quite bland. However, I am impressed by how crisp is gets in the oven, so kudos on that. Overall, I think ...

Most helpful critical review

Like another said, didn't taste done. tasted like I was eating bread crumbs with eggplant. My wife "fixed" it by deep-frying it, and then adding a simple tomato sauce (not much) over the taste...

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This recipe is mediocre if it is all you are planning to do with the eggplant. It is quite bland. However, I am impressed by how crisp is gets in the oven, so kudos on that. Overall, I think ...

This is a great replacement for oily fried eggplant. I have tried baking them before, but they weren't nearly as crispy and tasty. I did substitute reduced fat sour cream and increased the ove...

WARNING!! These could be addictive!! Absolutely, the BEST recipe I've ever used for eggplant. Kids even ate these dipped in Ranch dressing. Thanks Kris. This ones a keeper!

Very nice trick, especially if you don't want to mess with frying. You can even leave out the flour & sour cream, if you want. I added misc. seasonings to the breadcrumbs, and baked them on a ...

I love eggplant but hate the calories when it is fried. This recipe tastes fantastic and had a wonderful light texture, crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. A great beginning for eggpl...

I have been looking for this recipe for quite some time and it is wonderful. My husband does not eat healthy at all, but, he had Baked Fried Eggplant and came up asking for more.

This is a great way to cook eggplant. My husband is not much of a veggie person and even he loves this recipe....Great!!

Like another said, didn't taste done. tasted like I was eating bread crumbs with eggplant. My wife "fixed" it by deep-frying it, and then adding a simple tomato sauce (not much) over the taste...

I love fried eggplant, but this recipe is a little on the dry side, I thought. I kinda missed the oil-flavor. Next time I might drizzle some olive oil on top before baking, just to see what ha...