Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Number of Servings: 4 (290g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

A fantastic vegetarian meal, this fancy open-face sandwich will impress your guests and delight your tongue. Slice into bite-sized pieces before topping with cheese and broiling for delightful appetizers or make a whole baking sheet full to feed a crowd.

Ingredients

  • 1 small eggplant
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan
  • ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 slices Italian bread
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 5 oz. baby spinach
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil, divided

Directions

  1. Slice eggplant in thick rounds and place on a baking sheet. Coat both sides lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Combine cheeses in a small bowl. Brush both sides of bread with oil.
  2. Place spinach in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and punch several holes in the wrap. Microwave until wilted (2-3 minutes).
  3. Combine tomatoes and 2 tablespoons basil in a small microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave until bubbling (2 minutes).
  4. Broil the eggplant slices until brown and soft on both sides (2-3 minutes per side). Broil the bread until toasted (1 minute per side).
  5. Place 1 eggplant round on top of each slice of bread. Top with tomatoes, spinach, and cheese. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon basil. Broil until the cheese is melted and browning (5-7 minutes). Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 290g

Amount per serving
Calories 220
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 12mg 3%
Sodium 610mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 15g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 240.9mg 20%
Iron 3.1mg 15%
Potassium 770mg 15%
Vitamin A 219.6mcg 25%
Vitamin C 19mg 20%
Vitamin E 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin K 189.5mcg 160%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 204.5mcg 51%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 221.6mg 10%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 207.7mg 15%
Iodine 8.2mcg 6%
Magnesium 75mg 20%
Zinc 1.5mg 10%
Selenium 14.1mcg 25%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 9.7mcg 20%

* 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.

Ingredients

Eggplant, Crushed Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Spinach, Italian Bread (unbleached, Unbromated, Enriched Flour (wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Iron, Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamine, Folic Acid), Water, Salt, Yeast And Dough Conditioner), Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese (pasteurized Part-skim Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt And Enzymes, Potato Starch, Corn Starch And Calcium Sulfate Added To Prevent Caking, Natamycin (a Natural Mold Inhibitor), Parmesan Cheese (pasteurized Part-skim Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Olive Oil, Basil, Salt.

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