Eggplant Dogs

Number of Servings: 6 (605 g)
Active Time: 20 Minutes (Marinate: Overnight)
Total Time: None

Japanese eggplants are characterized by their long, thin proportions. Spiced properly, they can be enjoyed like Italian sausage. Top with grilled peppers and onions on whole-grain rolls for a fun and delicious vegetarian cookout option.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6 Japanese eggplants, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 12-inch whole-grain hot dog rolls


  1. Rub olive oil into peeled eggplants.
  2. Combine all spices. Rub each eggplant with spice mixture generously.
  3. Marinate overnight and grill until tender and lightly charred. Serve on a whole-grain roll with your favorite sausage condiments.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 605 g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 435mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 18g 64%
Total Sugars 22g
Includes 4g Added Sugars 8%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 117.7mg 10%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 1275mg 25%
Vitamin A 13mcg 2%
Vitamin C 12.4mg 15%
Vitamin E 3mg 20%
Vitamin K 27.2mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.5mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 121.5mcg 30%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.6mg 40%
Phosphorus 136.1mg 10%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 79.7mg 20%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 1.8mcg 4%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 1.3mg 60%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 27.4mcg 60%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Eggplant, Whole Grain Wheat Hot Dog Rolls (100% Whole Wheat Flour, Wheat Flour (enriched With Barley Malt, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Wheat Gluten. Contains 2% Or Less Of Each Of The Following: Soybean Oil, Corn Starch, Salt, Dough Conditioner (datem), Calcium Sulfate, Calcium Propionate (to Retard Spoilage), Calcium Peroxide, Guar Gum, Soy Lecithin, Wheat Bran), Olive Oil, Salt, Fennel Seed, Red Pepper Flakes, Garlic Powder, Italian Seasoning (marjoram, Thyme, Rosemary, Savory, Sage, Oregano, And Basil), Onion Powder, Black Pepper, Sage.

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