Eggplant & Ricotta Rolls

Serves 2 (meals). Alternatively, enjoy 1-2 as a snack.

  • 1 medium eggplant, about 350g
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200g fresh reduced-fat ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • salt and black pepper
  1. Thinly slice the eggplant lengthwise into six 5 mm-thick slices.
  2. Place on a baking tray and brush each side with oil.
  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan or grill plate and cook eggplant on both sides until tender and brown.
  4. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  5. Mix ricotta and basil together in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Divide the ricotta mixture evenly among aubergine slices and roll to enclose.
  7. Serve with steamed greens.

Tip: These eggplant rolls can also be baked with tomato sauce and cheese on top.

  • Energy 1197kJ
  • Protein 12g
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 7g

13 Reviews

zacgay

Tue Dec 15, 2015 at 4:04 PM

Making this tonight, sounds yummy. Will let you know what I think.

Sun May 03, 2015 at 6:24 PM

can anyone tell me how long they keep for?

shilpajanardhanan

Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 8:21 PM

Loved this dish. I sort of improvised by using a muffin tray and layered it with grilled eggplant, tomato sauce, ricotta mix and mozzarella and some more eggplant on top and baked for about 8 mins. Very tasty

Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 1:10 AM

If you can provide the carbs list on the receipe it would be fantastic. I think most of us are oncalori based diets

Rachel9

Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Made these tonight...it was so easy & delicious

selena430

Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 7:47 PM

We loved this dish. I did the tomato & cheese & baked it until the cheese melted & had it with salad.

selena430

Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Why don't they put in the calories per serve in their recipes?

desertgirl

Sat Feb 08, 2014 at 3:52 PM

I can't do eggplant, any other ideas besides lettuce and eggplant?
Cheers in advance

Ashy89

Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 2:59 PM

I can't wait to try this, two of my favorite foods :)

Aditchfield72

Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

This was yummy, even the children liked it. Had with tomatoe paste and cheese. Very first dish I have tried, really looking forward to making and trying some others, if they all taste as nice as this. I'm liking this new eating pan

Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 5:50 PM

I tried this and it was delish. Just added tomato as suggested by 'witchymamma and layered like a lasagne. Didn't even miss the pasta.

DarRox

Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 1:22 PM

I like the look of this recipe, but i don't see any dietary info. e.g, calories, fat, etc.

witchymamma

Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 2:17 AM

these are fantastic!!! great canalloni substitute!! and yummy with tomatoe sauce and mozerella on top!!

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