Eggplant is a versatile vegetable that offers a plethora of body-boosting nutrients such as folate, potassium and fiber. Adding eggplant to your diet not only promotes overall health but also adds diversity to your meals. Enjoy the goodness of eggplants with a simple and delightful recipe for Eggplant Fries. These crispy and flavorful fries provide a healthy and guilt-free alternative to satisfy your fast food cravings.
To incorporate eggplant into your menu, follow these easy steps. Begin by preheating your oven to 375 degrees. Slice the eggplant into thin fry-like strips, starting by cutting off the top and then slicing it lengthwise. Stack the slices and make one additional cut to create a French fry shape.
Place the eggplant fries evenly on a baking sheet and lightly spray them with cooking spray. Add a pinch of cumin and curry, or your preferred spices, for an extra burst of flavor. Bake the eggplant fries for approximately 25 minutes, making sure to check on them after 10 minutes to prevent any burning. The desired outcome is a lovely golden brown color without excessive dryness.
Incorporate these delicious eggplant fries into your Nutrisystem dishes for an added dose of flavor and nutritional benefits. Bring joy to your taste buds while reaping the rewards of this nutrient-packed vegetable.
Calories per Serving: 88
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable
- 2-3 medium sized eggplants
- Zero-calorie cooking spray
- 1 tsp. curry powder
- 1 pinch cumin powder
- Heat oven to 375°F.
- Slice eggplant into long, thin fry-like strips.
- Spray fries with cooking spray, toss them in spices.
- Spread on baking sheet.
- Bake for about 25 minutes or until tender. (Check every 10 minutes or so to be sure they don’t burn.)