A Healthy Twist On A Classic Eggplant Recipe

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Eggplant is a high-fiber food that will leave you feeling satisfied and well-nourished. Most people think of the classic purple-colored vegetable, but eggplant comes in many varieties, colors and even shapes. All are perfect for a lighter take on a classic eggplant dish that your whole family will love.

One secret to making this Italian standard healthier is using a skillet technique to cook the eggplant. This limits the amount of oil it will absorb. The slices won’t be greasy, and the dish will have fewer calories.

Lighter Eggplant Parmesan

-1 1-pound eggplant, sliced into half-inch rounds

-1/4 teaspoon salt

-Non-stick cooking spray

-1 15-ounce container part-skim ricotta

-1 egg

-1/4 cup fresh