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Healthy Kale & Ricotta Stuffed Eggplant Rollatini

A healthy, gluten-free way to enjoy your favorite Italian flavors! Whether going for classic comfort food or an elegant dinner, this vegetarian eggplant rollatini is easy to make and a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen.

Healthy Kale & Ricotta Stuffed Eggplant Rollatini

Healthy Kale & Ricotta Stuffed Eggplant Rollatini

Whether going for a classic comfort food or an elegant dinner, this vegetarian eggplant rollatini is easy to make and a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen.

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplants, sliced ¼-inch thick lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped kale
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, divided
  • 1 cup (plus ¼ cup) low-sodium marinara sauce, divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Place eggplant on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake 15 minutes, or until eggplants soften. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. Combine ricotta, kale, egg, Parmesan, 1 Tbsp. basil in large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
  5. Evenly spread ¼ cup marinara sauce on bottom of 11x8-inch baking dish.
  6. Place eggplant on work surface and scoop 2 Tbsp. filling onto one side of eggplant. Roll up and place in baking dish. Repeat with remaining eggplant. Top with 1 cup marinara and mozzarella.
  7. Bake 25 - 30 minutes, or until cooked through and cheese is melted.
  8. Remove from oven and top with 1 Tbsp. basil.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 199Total Fat: 12gSodium: 573mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 11.5g

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Grace Vilches

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Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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