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Skinny Eggplant Rollatini

Sliced eggplants stuffed with Italian cheese and spinach, then rolled up and baked until tender with loads of ooey-gooey melted cheese on top. These guilt-free Skinny Eggplant Rollatini are scrumptious, gluten free and low carb!

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Italian
Keyword #easyappetizer, baked, cheese, gluten-free, Italian, low carb, Mediterranean, vegetarian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 rollatini
Calories 116 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggplants
  • 1 cup reduced fat ricotta 9 oz/ 250 g
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded light mozzarella divided in 1/2 cup and 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 9 oz frozen spinach / 250 g, thawed and squeezed to remove as much liquid as possible
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic germ removed, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup tomato passata or marinara

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F/200C.
  2. Remove eggplants' ends and slice them thinly lengthwise. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil and place 12 eggplant slices on it. You may need to use two baking sheets or bake eggplant in two batches depending on the size of your oven). 

  3. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from the oven and let cool.

  4. While eggplants are cooking, prepare ricotta/spinach mixture. In a bowl, combine ricotta, mozzarella (1/2 cup), parmesan, spinach, egg and garlic. Mix well and season to taste.
  5. Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce on the bottom of a large baking dish.
  6. Generously spread ricotta/spinach mixture on an eggplant slice (about two heaped tablespoons), roll it and arrange in prepared dish, seam side down. Continue with remaining eggplant.
  7. Top with remaining tomato sauce (1/2 cup) and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella (1 cup). 

  8. Cover with foil, reduce oven to 350F and bake for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from the oven and let cool

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Nutrition Facts
Skinny Eggplant Rollatini
Amount Per Serving (2 rollatini)
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Potassium 362mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 56%
Vitamin C 5.3%
Calcium 25.5%
Iron 5.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.