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Baked Keto Eggplant Parmesan

If you love eggplant parm, you are going to love this Baked Keto Eggplant Parmesan recipe. All the great tastes of the classic recipe but without the extra carbs that you are trying to avoid. One bite of this recipe and you will never want the carb-loaded recipe again.

You are going to love this Baked Keto Eggplant Parmesan recipe. So delicious and easy to make, this keto eggplant parmesan is the best you will ever have.

Keto Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Ingredients


Keto Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Instructions

  1. In a skillet, add olive oil and fry the eggplants on both sides over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
  2. While the eggplant is frying, add pork rinds, grated cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to a medium size bowl.
  3. In another medium bowl, whisk eggs.
  4. Once the eggplant slices have fried, dredge in the egg mixture and then into the pork rind mixture.
  5. Place in a single layer in an 8×8 baking dish.
  6. Layer with marinara sauce, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and repeat.
  7. Once you get to the last layer, top with mozzarella cheese and any remaining parmesan cheese. If you are using basil, chop and sprinkle on the top of the cheese.
  8. Bake in 350°F oven for 20-25 minutes until cheese has melted!
  9. Enjoy!

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ingredients for keto eggplant parmesan

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Gather your ingredients together to make keto eggplant parmesan.

 

slices of eggplant

Slice the eggplant and fry it in a skillet for a few minutes on each side.

 

fry eggplant slices in a skillet

 

dredge the eggplant pieces

After making the bread crumbs, dredge each piece of eggplant to coat each side in the pork rind mixture.

 

layer of keto eggplant parmesan

Place a layer of breaded eggplant on the bottom of your casserole dish.

 

sauce and eggplant in a casserole dish

Add sauce and another layer of eggplant.

 

cheese on top of eggplant casserole

Add more sauce and cheese on top. Bake it to perfection.

 

baked keto eggplant parmesan

 

Keto Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Nutrition

Serves 6

Calories 295, Total C 11.1g, Fiber 2.7g, Net C 8.4g, Sugar 5.9g, Fat 17g, Protein 24g

 


What to Serve with Keto Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parm is usually served with a side of pasta noodles. Since pasta is not keto-friendly, you can serve this with a side of zoodles. There are many types of zoodles made with different vegetables. You can make zoodles with zucchini, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes. When choosing the vegetables you want, be sure to check the carb count.

Another option is to use spaghetti squash as the noodles. After roasting the squash, use a fork to scrape the inside to make long noodle-like strands.

Variations to Eggplant Parm

While this is a classic recipe that has been made into a keto version, the flavors are the same. If you want to change the eggplant parmesan flavors try:

  • Add seasonings: You can add whatever seasonings you like to this recipe.
  • Flavored Pork Rinds: There are many flavors of pork rinds and you can change up the flavor of the bread crumbs by using different flavors.

How Long Does Keto Eggplant Parmesan Last

Eggplant parm will 3-4 days in the refrigerator. To reheat, it is best to reheat in the oven or the breading will be soggy. To reheat, place on a cookie sheet and heat for about 10 minutes.

How to Store Keto Eggplant Parmesan

When you are storing the leftovers of the keto eggplant parm, store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

 

keto eggplant parmesan

 

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keto eggplant parmesan

Baked Keto Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

If you love eggplant parm, you are going to love this Baked Keto Eggplant Parmesan recipe. All the great tastes of the classic recipe but without the extra carbs that you are trying to avoid. One bite of this recipe and you will never want the carb-loaded recipe again. 
3.6 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner idea
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 295

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Eggplants 1/2" slices
  • 2 C Pork rinds crushed
  • 2 C Grated Parmesan Cheese divided
  • 3 TSP Italian Seasoning
  • 1 TBSP Salt
  • 1 TBSP Pepper
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 C Marinara
  • 1 C Mozzarella Cheese
  • Basil garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet, add olive oil and fry the eggplants on both sides over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
  • While the eggplant is frying, add pork rinds, grated cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to a medium size bowl.
  • In another medium bowl, whisk eggs.
  • Once the eggplant slices have fried, dredge in the egg mixture and then into the pork rind mixture.
  • Place in a single layer in an 8x8 baking dish.
  • Layer with marinara sauce, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and repeat.
  • Once you get to the last layer, top with mozzarella cheese and any remaining parmesan cheese. If you are using basil, chop and sprinkle on the top of the cheese.
  • Bake in 350° oven for 20-25 minutes until cheese has melted!
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 295 | Carbohydrates: 11.1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 17g | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 5.9g
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