Eggplant Bake

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Another of my mom's old recipes that I loved as a teen-ager. A good meatless main dish.

Top Review by Annz Recipez

This recipe is very tasty! I didn't make it exactly as written, since I had fresh tomato, garlic, onion, basil, and oregano on hand, so I used them instead of the dried/powdered spices and the tomato paste, but other than that, tried to stick with the recipe. I wasn't sure what you meant by "well seasoned" rice, so I used Red Robin seasoned salt and Italian seasoning in the rice, which gave it a nice flavor. I also drizzled with about 1 t. olive oil and sprayed with canola oil cooking spray instead of the butter on top, too. I really like the buttery eggplant taste mixed with the cheesy sauce and tomato flavors. Delicious! I'll be making this one again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread the seasoned rice evenly in a greased (I use non-stick cooking spray) 12x8 inch baking dish.
  2. Place eggplant slices over rice.
  3. In a bowl, add the tomato paste, cottage cheese, yogurt, water, basil, oregano, onion powder, and garlic salt; stir to combine well.
  4. Pour and spread sauce evenly over the eggplant.
  5. Sprinkle cheese and breadcrumbs over the sauce.
  6. Dot with butter.
  7. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until eggplant is done.

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