This casserole is perfect for when you are feeling stressed because you get the comforting flavors of a unhealthy food craving, but without the guilt of indulging in thousands of calories. What makes this casserole healthier is loads of vegetables.
You can also make this recipe vegan by taking out the cheese. This is for people who are feeling even more adventurous in their dieting. If you are already vegan, and don’t want to give up the cheese flavor, you can always substitute it with your favorite vegan cheese.
This casserole is also great for family meals, as it will be the spotlight during dinner.
3TBS Olive Oil
1 Large Can of Diced Tomatoes
1 Bunch Spinach
1 Package Potato Gnocchi
1/2 Cup Monterrey Jack Cheese
1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper
1/2 TBS Garlic Powder
1 TBS Italian Seasoning
Peel and slice eggplant and place in a casserole dish.
Mix together salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
Drizzle eggplant with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning mix.
Turn oven broiler on high and broil eggplant for 5 minutes.
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Quick Tip: Any meltable cheese can be used as a substitute for the cheese listed above.
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