Eggplant Pizza

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WHAT'S SPECIAL
Here is a low carb variation of the traditional pizza where the eggplant slices replace the pizza dough.

Eggplant Pizza

Eggplant Pizza recipe, where the hearty flavor of roasted eggplant combines with classic pizza toppings for a vegetarian delight.
Perfect for a light dinner or appetizer, these individual pizzas offer a fresh and innovative twist on a beloved classic.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4

Equipment

  • 1 baking sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggplants
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (or marinara sauce) (250 ml)
  • cups mozzarella cheese (200 g - grated or shredded)
  • 4 tbsp black olives (sliced)
  • 4 tbsp basil (fresh)
  • dried basil (or dried oregano - optional)
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • Wash the eggplants and slice them into ½ inch rounds.
  • Brush both sides of each eggplant slice with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place eggplant slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Roast the eggplant slices in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until they are tender and lightly golden.
  • Remove the eggplants from the oven and spread a spoonful of tomato sauce on each slice. Optional: sprinkle a little bit of dried basil or oregano on each slice.
  • Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce, ensuring even coverage.
  • Top the pizza with black olives.
  • Return the eggplant pizzas to the oven and bake for an additional 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Optional: For a touch of heat, sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes over the pizzas before serving.
  • Top with fresh basil leaves. Serve warm and enjoy your Eggplant Pizza!
Keyword Eggplant, Pizza
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