Eggplant Pizza

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Do you know anyone that doesn’t like pizza? I think it will be hard to find anyone actually. This eggplant pizza, for those that are on a gluten free diet, is just perfect. No bread included of any kind.

Eggplants are the perfect vessel to place the tomato sauce and cheese over it. I have seen something similar done with zucchini as well but I like eggplant much better. This was my first time making these eggplant pizza but for sure it will not be my last.

I actually had them as part of a sandwich. I placed two of them between some nice crusty whole grain bread and it was just sensational. I should have quadrupled the batch because the sandwiches where just delicious.

I think I might be be able to freeze these as well for a quick lunch or dinner. I will be experimenting with it so I will let you know if it works. I actually think it will.

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Ingredients:

2 large eggplant, sliced 1 inch thick
24 oz jar tomato sauce
Slices of mozzarella cheese
3-4 oz fresh cherry tomatoes, sliced
1 cup fresh spinach
1/2 tsp himalayan salt
Pepper flakes, optional

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 425 F (Depends on your oven). In two baking trays arrange the sliced eggplants. Sprinkle the Himalayan salt and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Remove the bake eggplant from the oven and turn your broiler on. Spread 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce over each eggplant round followed by one slice of mozzarella Arrange some fresh spinach and cherry tomatoes over the cheese and broil for 3-5 minutes. Make sure you keep a close look while the eggplant is under the broiler as they can burn really fast.

Serve while still hot. I had my eggplant pizza slices in between whole grain crusty bread and it was the bomb.

Enjoy! 🙂

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