Eggplant and Red Pepper Bake


This vegetarian eggplant and red bell pepper bake is a delicious recipe for eggplant.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into matchstick-sized pieces

  • 1 small onion, cut into matchstick-sized pieces

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 ⅓ tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 ⅓ tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 eggplant, sliced lengthwise 3/8-inch thick

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or as needed

  • ¼ cup grated mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Mix red bell pepper, onion, and garlic in a large mixing bowl; season with basil, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over pepper mixture; toss to coat vegetables evenly.

  3. Brush eggplant slices with olive oil to coat.

  4. Spread about 1/3 of the pepper mixture into the bottom of a square glass baking dish; top with a layer of about 1/3 of the eggplant. Repeat layering twice more. Top final layer with mozzarella cheese.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is browned and vegetables are bubbling, 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
20g Fat
12g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 42mg 212%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 325mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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