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Twice Baked Eggplant

Cheesy Twice Baked Eggplant reminds me of a healthy twice baked potato. So creamy and delicious, this cheese stuffed eggplant is one of my favorite single serving eggplant recipes and will make an eggplant lover out of anyone!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: eggplant
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 493kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1 medium eggplant (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt , plus a pinch
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , plus a pinch
  • 3/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • 1 egg , beaten


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Cut stem off eggplant and cut in half lengthwise. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and a pinch of salt and black pepper. Place cut side up on a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven to cool.
  • Reduce oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C).
  • When the eggplant is cool enough to handle, scoop the eggplant out of the shells, taking care not to damage the skin. Cut into cubes. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onions and garlic and cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the eggplant to the pan and cook 5 minutes.
  • Remove pan from the heat and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, oregano, basil, a pinch of salt, pepper and egg.
  • Stir in the eggplant/onion mixture.
  • Spoon eggplant mixture into eggplant shells.
  • Transfer to lightly buttered baking dish.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.


How to Make Twice Baked Eggplant |
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 900mg | Potassium: 339mg | Sugar: 5g