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Try this “Eggplant Parmesan” recipe this week! Yummy!!!

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The benefits of eggplant –

The fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, and phytonutrient content in eggplants all support heart health. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating foods containing flavonoids is affiliated with a lower risk of mortality from heart disease. Consuming even small quantities of flavonoid-rich foods may benefit human health.

One cup of raw eggplant contains 20 calories, 0.8 grams of protein, 4.82 grams of carbohydrate, 0.15 grams of fat and 2.5 grams of dietary fiber. A one-cup serving meets 10% of daily fiber needs, 5% potassium, 3% vitamin C, 5% vitamin B-6, 1% iron and 2% magnesium.

Read more here – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/279359.php

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Eggplant Parmesan

  • 2 eggplants (about 1 pound each), cut into 12 slices each
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup liquid egg whites or 6 large egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups fine dry breadcrumbs (see Tips), preferably whole-wheat
  • 3 tablespoons Italian seasoning, divided
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 2-28-ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 4 tablespoons finely shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided
  • Fresh basil for garnish

To prepare recipe, click here 

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