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eggplant rollatini

Low Carb Eggplant Rollatini

You can still enjoy Eggplant Rollatini on a low carb diet. Just replace the bread crumbs with a low carb almond meal mixture and you won't miss those carbs at all.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Italian
Cuisine Dinner Recipe
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Eggplants
  • 2 cups Almond Meal
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 pinch Kosher Salt to taste
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cups Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups tomato sauce

Instructions
 

  • Slice eggplants
  • Mix Almond Meal, Parmesan cheese, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Kosher Salt in dish or a flat bowl to be used for breading
  • Beat eggs and put in a flat bowl to be used for breading
  • Dip eggplant slices into eggs and then place in Almond Meal mixture to bread. Press mixture onto eggplant to cover if necessary. Set aside breads eggplant slices.
  • In a frying pan, heat the olive oil
  • Place breaded eggplant slices into oil and cook about 2-3 minutes per side. When cooked, let drain on a plate that's layered with paper towels.
  • In baking dish, add a spoon full of ricotta cheese to an eggplant slice and roll it. If the eggplant is too thick to roll then make layers with two eggplant slices and ricotta cheese sandwiched in between.
  • Top with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese
  • Cover pan with aluminum foil and set in oven on 400 degrees for 30 minutes
  • Serve with extra tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese