Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Mini Eggplant Pizza
I don't care how much you hate eggplant, you will never convince me that this recipe isn't awesome. Because it is. Now, originally I had bought this big ol' eggplant with the intention of making it into eggplant chips. But, I waited too long and when I saw it in the fridge tonight, I knew I had to use it quick or else I'd have to dump it in the next day or two. So here we are. This is my first attempt at a "gluten free" crusted pizza and I might be tempted to say I like it better than the bready stuff. I even found it almost equally as filling!
fresh spinach leaves
and on a few of them I put salami pieces, because my husband loves it.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Brush each side of the eggplant slices with olive oil, then sprinkle both sides 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Place the eggplants on a baking sheet and bake until they are soft and a tiny bit brown, 6-7 minutes.
Spoon the tomato sauce on the eggplant slices, add cheese and toppings. Put in oven for another 4-5 minutes. I also broiled mine for about 2 minutes to give it a little more crisp feel.
Let rest for a second and ENJOY!
Total Calories: approx 155 per mini eggplant pizza
It would take almost 3 of these to equal the amount of calories in just ONE slice of your average pepperoni pizza, guys. Juuuust sayin'
Posted by Unknown at 5:49 PM