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Baked Eggplant with Garlic and Cheese

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Everyone in my family is a proponent of healthy eating, and as a result I have to exercise great care in picking ingredients and recipes. As a rule, eggplants absorbs too much oil when being cooked in a pan. This recipe uses no oil, which makes it lighter."
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35 m servings 146
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  2. Arrange eggplant slices on a baking sheet and place under the broiler. Cook until slightly browned, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Turn off broiler and heat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Arrange 1/2 of the eggplant slices in a single layer in a baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cilantro, garlic, and 1/2 cup Gouda cheese. Top with the remaining eggplant slices and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is browned and bubbly, about 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use any cheese for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 146 calories; 8.6 9.7 9.3 34 294 Full nutrition

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I rarely try untested recipes but I thought I would give it a shot. My GF liked it and I thought it was pretty good. I found it a little bland and with the proper spices it could be kicked up ...

I read other reviews that claimed this was bland if additional spices weren't added, so I used some mixed up garlic salt, a dash of cayenne pepper, and some chicken seasoning. It turned out wel...

Like the previous reviewer, I would say it isn't bad, but it is a little blah. You taste the garlic, cilantro, and cheese, but something seems to be missing ... maybe tomato sauce and some Itali...