Fresh & Tasty Eggplant Pizza Recipe: A Vegetarian Pizza Recipe for a Healthier Pizza Night by Donna John

Fresh & Tasty Eggplant Pizza Recipe: A Vegetarian Pizza Recipe for a Healthier Pizza Night

Love eggplant? Love pizza? Make eggplant pizzas! Your favorite pizza toppings found a new, healthier home. This eggplant pizza recipe will help you with your low-carb goals and tastes amazing!

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 to 45 minutes

Servings: 3 to 4


  • 1 large eggplant, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella, shredded
  • cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • chopped fresh basil 

Here’s how you make it:

  1. Place the eggplant in a colander and sprinkle with the salt. Allow to sit for about 20 minutes. Pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Put the eggplant on a cookie sheet or pizza stone and brush with olive oil.
  3. Roast the eggplant in a 400-degree F oven until it just starts to turn tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Spread the marina sauce on top of the eggplant, then top with cheese and cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle with a little more cheese and the chopped basil. Put back into the oven for about 5 more minutes.

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Pizza Stones $9 & Up
Colanders $8 & Up
Cookie Sheets $6 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Marinara Sauce $3 & Up

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Nicole DeAvilla
We are always looking for low carb meal options and this hits the sweet spot!
Mindy Hudon, M.S., CCC-SLP
OMG! These sound delicious!!! Thanks

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