Prep Time: 30 mins | Cook Time: 1 hr | Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins | Yield: 12 Servings
This Skinny Eggplant Rollatini is what you just might need today! Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! Lunch or dinner will be awesome again if you only give this recipe a try! Have a spectacular day, friends. Enjoy!
1 ½ c shredded light mozzarella divided in ½ c and 1 c
1 c reduced-fat ricotta 9 ounces/ 250 g
1 clove garlic germ removed, minced
½ c shredded Parmesan
salt and pepper to taste
1 c tomato paste or marinara
2 large eggplants
9 ounces frozen spinach / 250 g, thawed and squeezed to remove as much liquid as possible
Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Slice the eggplants lengthwise.
Apply cooking spray onto a baking sheet.
Lay the eggplant slices onto the prepared baking sheet.
Place it inside the preheated oven and bake the eggplant slices for about 10 minutes or until done.
Remove from the oven and allow the eggplants to cool for a few minutes at room temperature.
Add mozzarella cheese, egg, spinach, garlic, ricotta, and Parmesan cheese into a large mixing bowl. Stir until well blended.
Add 1/2 cup of tomato sauce onto a large baking dish and spread it evenly.
Add 2 tbsp of the ricotta mixture over each eggplant slice and spread it evenly. Roll and place it onto the prepared baking dish. Repeat the process with the rest of the ingredients.
Spread the rest of the tomato sauce over the eggplant rolls, then sprinkle a generous amount of mozzarella cheese on top.
Cover the entire baking dish with aluminium foil.
Turn the heat of the oven down to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Place the Rollatini inside the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes.
Remove the cover and bake for another 15 minutes or until the cheese turns golden brown.
Remove from the oven and allow it to rest for a few minutes at room temperature.
Serve and enjoy!
Calories 116 | Calories from Fat 45 | Fat 5g 8% | Saturated Fat 3g 19% | Cholesterol 31mg 10% | Sodium 309mg 13% | Potassium 362mg 10% | Carbohydrates 8g 3% | Fiber 3g 13% | Sugar 3g 3% | Protein 9g 18% | Vitamin A 2800IU 56% | Vitamin C 4.4mg 5% | Calcium 255mg 26% | Iron 1mg 6%