Eggplant parmesan is a delicious meal, but eating fried food is not a healthy diet. The recipe below uses a George Foreman grill to make the meal tasty that you may not even noticed that it is oil fried. This is because when you use George Foreman indoor grills, you eliminate the need to use extra fat when you cook. You don’t need to fry the eggplant since you are using George Foreman grill. The best part here is that after the eggplant is done, it is still crispy just like it was fried. The yield of this recipe is 5. It will depend upon you to modify or double the recipe if needed. Here is how to specifically make eggplant parmesan with a George Foreman Grill.
Step #1: Prepare Your Ingredients
Prepare all the necessary ingredients and materials such as 3 eggplants, I pack of shredded mozzarella cheese, 1 jar tomato sauce, 3 eggs, George Foreman grill, baking dish, aluminum foil, knife, and cutting board. Wash the eggplant and slice it into ¼ “slices. You don’t need to remove the skin anymore, but if you prefer it to cook without the skin peel it before slicing.
Step #2: Mix the Ingredients
Prepare 2 bowls large enough to hold 3 beaten eggs. In one bowl, put breadcrumbs and 3 beaten eggs into another. After slicing, dip the eggplant into the beaten egg, remove and roll it into the breadcrumbs. Make sure that all sides of the sliced eggplant are coated with breadcrumbs. And while you are preparing the eggplant, set the George Foreman grill. Preheat the grill and if your grill has an adjustable heat, turn it to high to pre-heat.
Step #3: Grill the Eggplants
Arrange all the breaded eggplant onto a plate so that it will be easy for you to pick it up once you started cooking. Arrange the breaded slices onto the grill, close the lid, and let it cook for about 12 minutes. While it is being cooked at the cooking dish with some sauce, remove the eggplant from the grill. The outcome should be a crisp outer shell.
Step #4: Bake
Get a baking dish and line the eggplants. And to make it flavorful and appetizing, place a thin layer of sauce over the eggplant and dust with mozzarella cheese on top of it. All cooked eggplants must be put onto the baking dish, or until all the eggplants are already arranged. After topping your eggplants with sauce and cheese, cover it using an aluminum foil and place it in 425 degree for at least 30 minutes. Wait for the cheese to melt, and once melted it is ready to serve.
You can serve it with a side dish or pasta. The crispy texture of the eggplant is because of the fact that George Foreman Grills get so hot that’s why it cooks so evenly. And besides, George Foreman himself always wants to be perfect when it comes to cooking. You can make a simple dish coming from a simple ingredient that you can be proud to show it off to your friends during gatherings. What a nice way to cook!