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Spicy Eggplant

By cafb April 27, 2018

180 calories | 14g fat (2g sat fat) | 250mg sodium | 13g carbs | 6g fiber | 2g protein per serving

Serves 4 for $4.00


  • 1 medium eggplant (1 lb.)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 can no-salt-added tomatoes (15 oz.)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare your ingredients: chop the eggplant into 1-inch pieces, finely chop the garlic, drain and chop the tomatoes reserving the juices.
  2. In a large pot or skillet, heat the oil over medium heat until hot.
  3. Sauté the eggplant until lightly browned. Stir in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes with the tomato juices and cook until the eggplant is very tender.
  5. Season with salt.
  6. Recipe Tips: Add another ½ teaspoon of red pepper flakes for a spicier dish.

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Make it a Meal:

Serve this dish with 1 cup of cooked brown rice and a side salad for a complete meal