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November 26, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
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Eggplant Parm Keto Casserole

The Ultimate Keto Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

Are you looking for a delicious Keto-friendly eggplant Parmesan casserole that will have your taste buds singing? Look no further! This eggplant Parmesan casserole is guilt-free and flavorful. With layers of eggplant, cheese, and tomatoes in a mouth-watering marinara sauce, it’s the perfect dish for a low-carb lifestyle.

Eggplant Parmesan is a classic Italian dish. It’s typically made with fried eggplant slices, cheese, and tomato sauce. This Keto-friendly version is a low-carb version of the traditional dish without compromising flavor. It’s a great way to enjoy the flavors of eggplant Parmesan without the guilt.

This eggplant Parmesan casserole is made with layers of eggplant, cheese, and a flavorful marinara sauce. The eggplant is first roasted in the oven to give it a tender, cooked texture. After that, cheese and tomato sauce is added to the dish and it is all baked in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbling. The result is an amazing casserole that is sure to please any low-carb eater.

Eggplant Parmesan is always a crowd pleaser, but this Keto version is extra special. The flavors of the eggplant, cheese, and marinara will have your taste buds begging for more. Not only is this casserole low in carbs, but it’s also packed with healthy ingredients and nutrients that will benefit your overall health.

This Keto eggplant Parmesan casserole is the perfect dish for anyone following a Keto or low-carb lifestyle. Whether you are an experienced cook or just starting out, this easy to make dish will be a hit with your family and friends. So, let’s get cooking!

Ingredients:

• 2 large eggplants, sliced into 1/4 inch pieces

• 1 tablespoon olive oil

• 2 garlic cloves, minced

• 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes

• 1 cup Marinara sauce

• 1 cup shredded mozzarella

• ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

• Fresh Basil leaves for garnish

Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 200C degrees. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with olive oil and set aside.

2. Place the eggplant slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet and brush each side with olive oil. Sprinkle with oregano and chili flakes. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes, flipping the eggplant once at the halfway point.

3. Spread 1/3 cup of the marinara sauce over the bottom of the prepared baking pan. Place the roasted eggplant slices on top of the sauce.

4. Sprinkle the mozzarella over the eggplant and then top with the remaining marinara sauce.

5. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the top.

6. Bake the casserole in the oven for 25 minutes.

7. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with freshly chopped basil.

Enjoy your delicious Keto-friendly eggplant Parmesan casserole!

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