Creamy Eggplant Parmesan Casserole
Creamy Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

Creamy Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
55 Min(s) Cook
Turn one of our favorite Italian dishes into your new favorite casserole with our Eggplant Parmesan Casserole recipe. Buon appetito!
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese, divided
1 eggplant (1-1/2 lb.), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
3/4 cup milk
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil, divided
16 KRAFT Slim Cut Mozzarella Cheese Slice s
1 large tomato, thinly sliced
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 400°F.
2
Cover 2 baking sheets with parchment. Combine bread crumbs and 1/4 cup Parmesan in shallow dish. Reserve 2 Tbsp. crumb mixture for later use. Spray both sides of 1 eggplant slice with cooking spray; dip in remaining bread crumb mixture, turning to evenly coat both sides of eggplant slice. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining eggplant slices.
3
Bake 30 min. or until eggplant is tender and golden brown, turning after 15 min.
4
Meanwhile, microwave cream cheese in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 40 sec. Gradually whisk in milk until blended. Stir in garlic and 1/4 cup basil.
5
Spread 1/4 cup cream cheese sauce onto bottom of 9-inch pie plate sprayed with cooking spray. Top with layers of 1/3 of the eggplant, 4 cheese slices, 1/4 cup of the remaining Parmesan and 1/3 cup of the remaining cream cheese sauce; repeat layers twice. Top with tomatoes, remaining cheese slices and reserved crumb mixture.
6
Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Balance out your favorite dishes with smart sides, such as steamed vegetables or a crisp mixed green salad.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute KRAFT Shredded Parmesan, Romano, and Asiago Cheeses for the KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese.
Nutrition
Calories
290
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
23%
Saturated Fat 11g
55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg
20%
Sodium 530mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates 16g
6%
Dietary Fibers 4g
14%
Sugars 7g
14%
Protein 18g
36%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
50%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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