Eggplant Mozzarella Cutlets

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Eggplant "Mozzarella"

Cutlets

VEGETARIAN, DAIRY-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE (OPTIONAL)


Servings: 8 cutlets

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes


Ingredients:

1 eggplant

2 eggs

1 cup of rice bread crumbs

1 tbsp of Italian oregano

1 tbsp of basil

1/2 tbsp of garlic powder

Salt + pepper, by preference

1/2 cup of dairy-free mozzarella shreds


Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease baking sheets.

  2. Add eggs to medium-sized bowl, whisk until well-combined. In a separate medium-sized bowl, add remaining ingredients.

  3. One-by-one dredge eggplant rounds through egg, and then through bread crumb mixture.

  4. Lay on baking sheet in even layer. Add to oven and bake for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through. After 30 minutes, sprinkle with mozzarella, and bake for an additional 5 - 10 minutes

  5. Optional: add to lightly greased baking dish, top with preferred pasta sauce and baked for an additional 20 minutes

    1. Sometimes I’ll wait to add sauce if I plan on eating over the course of several days.