A vegetarian take on a Mediterranean classic, this eggplant-based dish is topped with a thick Parmesan béchamel sauce. Layers of eggplant, a spicy tomato sauce flavoured with Boca Veggie Ground Crumbles and a creamy topping is the perfect dish to serve at your next dinner party. It's sure to be a big hit with family and guests alike!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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1 eggplant (1 lb./450 g), cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pkg. (340 g) frozen Boca Veggie Ground Crumbles
1/4 tsp. dried oregano leaves
2 Tbsp. dry bread crumbs
2 cups Classico di Napoli Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup flour
2 cups milk
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese
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How do I make it ?
Brush both sides of eggplant slices with 2 Tbsp. oil; place in single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 5 to 7 min. on each side or until tender.
Meanwhile, cook and stir onions and garlic in remaining oil in large skillet on medium heat 5 min. or until tender. Stir in next 5 ingredients; cook 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Heat oven to 375°F. Arrange eggplant in single layer on bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with veggie crumbles mixture.
Melt butter in medium saucepan. Add flour; cook and stir on medium heat until mixture begins to bubble. Stir in milk and pepper. Gradually stir in eggs; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until sauce is thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese; pour over ingredients in baking dish.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until heated through.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with fresh fruit and a crisp green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft or Renée's Dressing.
Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 12 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Total carbohydrate 11 g
Dietary fibre 3 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 10 g
12 servings, 1/12 recipe each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.