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vegan eggplant parmesan on white plate with gold fork

Vegan Eggplant Parmesan

This eggplant parmesan recipe is as easy as they get! Only 5 ingredients are required to make this egg and dairy-free baked eggplant. Pair with some pasta and try this recipe for a healthy weeknight meal!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Healthy, Italian, Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword vegan eggplant parmesan, vegetarian dinner recipe, vegetarian pasta dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 136 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium eggplants
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour

Serving suggestions

  • whole wheat pasta
  • marinara sauce
  • parmesan cheese (if not vegan)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

  2. Cut eggplant into 1/4 inch slices and place on paper towels

  3. Sprinkle salt on eggplant and let sit for 10 minutes

  4. Using a paper towel, blot excess salt, and water off eggplant

  5. On one plate, add flour. On another plate, mix together breadcrumbs and Italian seasoning. Pour almond milk into a bowl.

  6. Take an eggplant slice and dip in flour on both sides, then dunk in almond milk, then coat with breadcrumbs. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Do this to all the eggplant slices.

  7. Bake for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  8. Serve with pasta, marinara, and cheese (if not vegan)

  9. To reheat, bake in oven set to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes 

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Eggplant Parmesan
Amount Per Serving (2 slices)
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Potassium 461mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 26.4g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7.4g 30%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4.2g 8%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.