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6 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Eggplant Lasagna

If you love eggplant and lasagna, you'll love this no pasta, no fry casserole.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Peel (or not) 1 large eggplant, slice it thinly into rounds. Some like to spread on paper towels and sprinkle with salt and let eggplant drain excess moisture.
  2. Spread rounds in single layer on cookie sheets (takes 2) sprayed with olive oil.
  3. Spray tops of eggplant lightly and bake until desired tenderness or crispiness. Remove from oven.
  4. While waiting for eggplant to cook, mix cottage cheese with 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg and 1 egg (optional). Also optional to use a hand blender to get a smooth consistency.
  5. Spread thin layer of sauce on bottom of small rectangular or square baking dish, layer eggplant, cottage cheese, sauce and shredded mozzarella, finishing with sauce on top.
  6. Sprinkle with extra mozzarella and remaining parmesan cheese.
  7. Bake in hot oven until cheese is melted and bubbly.
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Felt like baking instructions for the crisping of the eggplant needed better explaining; but this is fantastic! My grown daughter that never liked eggplant really enjoyed this as much as I did!!!
15 Jul 13 by member: butterflybma
The directions were vague. I would have preferred a little more direction (i.e. soecific cooking times, specific salt and pepper measurements). It turned out well but I will definetly tweak it next time.
20 Aug 12 by member: Sprinkles4Lisa
This is wonderful! I don't typically cook with eggplant, but I will again!
07 Aug 12 by member: Brensmom12
Great recipe! I sliced the eggplant pretty thin. Next time, I will slice it thicker... so it doesn't get quite so lost in all of the sauce :) Very tasty, very saucy recipe!
05 Oct 11 by member: Adventurer Rich
very good I used fat free ricotta & turned out very good daughter asked if we could have it every week
25 Aug 11 by member: swill1171
This is a wonderful dish. My husband doesn't normally like eggplant, but he really enjoyed this lasagna. I will be making this again. :-)
30 Apr 11 by member: paulaphillips
very good! just remember to be generous with the eggplant when you layer it to make it more firm and less messy when you cut into it! :)
01 Jan 10 by member: sussyabc
Very good Densible, I was glad to try something new with eggplant, and this was perfect!! Thank you for sharing.
19 Sep 09 by member: cindyshine


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Nutrition summary:

There are 219 calories in 1 serving of Eggplant Lasagna.
Calorie break-down: 36% fat, 38% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 79
Calories 219
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.8g 14%
  Saturated Fat 3.398g 17%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.566g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.97g  
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 774mg 32%
Potassium 744mg  
Total Carbohydrate 21.11g 7%
  Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
  Sugars 14.61g  
Protein 14.52g  
Vitamin A 105% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 147% Iron 51%
of RDI*
(219 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (38%)
Fat (36%)
Protein (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories