This dish is easy to prepare and it can be ready in no time. I'd love to share the recipe with you!
Here is a step by step photo of the process to make the eggplant pizza.
EGGPLANT PIZZA RECIPE
1 globe eggplant - about 8 ounces and 9-10 inches long
salt - to sprinkle on top of eggplant to draw the water out
2 Tablespoons olive oil - to brush on top of eggplant
2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
10 basil strips - cut in strips or chopped (optional)
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1 jar Italian tomato sauce - your choice or homemade sauce
salt & pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut both ends of the eggplant and cut it into 3/4 inch slices. Place eggplant on tray and sprinkle each slice with salt. Let sit this way for about 30 minutes to draw out the liquid.
While eggplant sits heat up your tomato sauce on low.
After 30 minutes wipe the eggplant dry with paper towels. Spray baking sheet with non-stick spray and then place eggplant on the sheet. Brush tops of eggplant with olive oil and sprinkle tops with dried Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. Roast the eggplant for 25 minutes.
While eggplant roasts, slice basil leaves and combine together parmesan and mozzarella cheese together. When eggplant is done roasting take out of oven and set oven to broil. Spread a few tablespoons of sauce on top of eggplant and then sprinkle basil on top with generous amount of cheese mixture. Put the tray of eggplant pizza under the broiler until cheese is melted and slightly browned 5 to 7 minutes (but watch carefully not to burn).
This dish would be great served with Italian or Garlic Bread and a Salad!
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