One Pot Eggplant Parmesan

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In one pot and less than 30 minutes, you can whip up this easy Eggplant Parmesan recipe for a delicious vegetarian meal, perfect for Meatless Monday!

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

When I mentioned that I was on a “one pot recipe kick” earlier this week, I wasn’t kidding!

From One Pot Beef Stroganoff to One Pot Buffalo Taco Spaghetti to One Pot Italian Sausage Shells & Cheese, I just can’t get enough of these easy one pot recipes!

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

This One Pot Eggplant Parmesan is the perfect dish for an easy weeknight dinner. The entire recipe is made on the stovetop in under 30 minutes!

Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

It’s also vegetarian, making it a great option for “Meatless Mondays”!

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Ingredients

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese (grated)
  • ½ eggplant (cut into 4 ¼ inch slices)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese (thinly sliced)
  • 2 cups marinara sauce (←click link for homemade recipe)

Place the egg in a shallow bowl & whisk.

In another shallow bowl, combine the oregano, thyme, basil, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Dip the eggplant in the egg, then coat in the breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with each slice of eggplant.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Once the oil is hot, add the eggplant and cook for 3-5 minutes per side, or until lightly browned.

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Top each eggplant with a slice of mozzarella cheese.

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Reduce heat to low and cover the eggplant with the marinara sauce.

One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Cover the skillet and cook for 10-15 minutes.

In the meantime, if you’d like to serve the eggplant parmesan with pasta, cook the pasta according to package directions.

Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Easy as that, dinner is on the table!

Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe One Pot Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

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Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
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One Pot Eggplant Parmesan

In one pot and less than 30 minutes, you can whip up this easy Eggplant Parmesan recipe for a delicious vegetarian meal, perfect for Meatless Monday!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 678 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ eggplant cut into 4 ¼ inch slices
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese thinly sliced
  • 2 cups marinara sauce click link for homemade recipe

Instructions

  1. Place the egg in a shallow bowl & whisk.
  2. In another shallow bowl, combine the oregano, thyme, basil, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
  3. Dip the eggplant in the egg, then coat in the breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Repeat with each slice of eggplant.
  5. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  6. Once the oil is hot, add the eggplant and cook for 3-5 minutes per side, or until lightly browned.
  7. Top each eggplant with a slice of mozzarella cheese.
  8. Reduce heat to low and cover the eggplant with the marinara sauce.
  9. Cover the skillet and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  10. In the meantime, if you’d like to serve the eggplant parmesan with pasta, cook the pasta according to package directions.

Recipe Notes

Gluten Free Option: Substitute Gluten Free Breadcrumbs to make this recipe gluten-free. Serve with gluten-free pasta or zucchini noodles.

In one pot and less than 30 minutes, you can whip up this easy Eggplant Parmesan recipe for a delicious vegetarian meal, perfect for Meatless Monday!