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Eggplant in Tomato Sauce

 Eggplant in Tomato Sauce
Things don't get much quicker than this mouthwatering side dish from Edna Hoffman. The Hebron, Indiana reader broils sliced eggplant before topping it with a speedy garlic-seasoned tomato sauce and a little Parmesan cheese.—Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • Cut eggplant lengthwise into 1/2-in. thick slices. Place on a broiler
  • pan. Brush with butter; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil 4 in.
  • from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat the tomato sauce and garlic powder. Drizzle over
  • eggplant. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 50 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.