Eggplant and Spinach Crepes
2 long eggplants
Peel eggplant and slice lengthwise 1/4-inch thick to get about 20 slices. Spray on both sides with olive oil product; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Place on baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes, turning after first five minutes. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
olive oil spray
1 recipe creamed spinach (or frozen)
2 tablespoons fresh-grated Parmesan
1-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
1 cup tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
6 ounces shredded skim-milk mozzarella
2 tablespoons pine nuts
Mix spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, oregano and basil. Pour 1/2 cup sauce into an ovenproof serving dish. Spoon 2 tablespoons creamed spinach in center of each eggplant slice; roll as for a crepe. Place the rollups in dish, seam-side down. Pour on remaining sauce. Top with pine nuts. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Top with mozzarella last 3 minutes.
Yield: 20 rollups
WOW! Elegant and healthy. You don't have to fry the eggplants. A big success with my guests. Assemble the day before, just add mozzarella and pine nuts before the final cooking in the oven.
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