Quick & Easy Eggplant Parmesan in the Microwave

READY IN: 24mins
Recipe by Chefcheryl

This is my grandmother's recipe, I'm not sure where she got it. It only takes about 14 minutes in the microwave for a quick dinner. If you want meat you can add it to your sauce.

Top Review by DesertRose15

I had never thought of making eggplant in the microwave before. Great way to make an eggplant meal without frying or using the oven! I added extra mozzarella cheese along with some garlic and red pepper flakes. It was great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel eggplant; cut into 1/8" slices. In bowl combine tomato paste, water and tomatoes. Mix well. Add oregano and basil, Spread sauce on bottom of 2-Qt casserole. Layer half of eggplant, more sauce, and half the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers. Finish by sprinkling Paremsan cheese on top. Cover casserole.
  2. Place in microwave and cook on High 14 minutes, turning dish once after 7 minute if your microwave does not rotate. Make sure cheese has melted.
  3. Serves 4.
  4. To Freeze: Label casserole and freeze up to 2 months.
  5. To Thaw: Thaw and place in microwave on High for 7 minutes.

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