Eggplant_snack_sticks Recipe ~ Eggplant Snack Sticks
Grower: Upstate Locally Grown Market
Price: $0.30 ( Recipe)
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Great guiltless snack for kids 8 servings Ingredients 1 medium eggplant 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 cup egg substitute 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce, warmed Directions Cut eggplant lengthwise into 1/2-in.-thick slices, then cut each slice lengthwise into 1/2-in. strips. In a shallow dish, combine the wheat germ, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Dip eggplant sticks in egg substitute, then coat with wheat germ mixture. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray. Spritz eggplant with cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven. Turn sticks and spritz with cooking spray. Broil 2 minutes longer or until golden brown. Serve immediately with spaghetti sauce. Footnotes Nutritional Analysis: One serving (4 sticks with 2 tablespoons sauce) equals 85 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.