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    Hearty eggplant is one of the best vegetable substitutes to make these luscious, meatless “meatballs”. Whether you serve them as a meatless main course piled on top of zoodles or pasta, or served as an appetizer, these eggplant meatballs are delish!

    Ingredients

    • cooking spray
    • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 1/4 lbs unpeeled eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • kosher salt
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 2 tbsp chopped basil, plus leaves for garnish
    • 1 1/2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
    • 1 large egg, beaten
    • 2 ounces Pecorino Romano cheese, freshly grated, plus more for serving
    • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 (25.25 ounce jar) DeLallo Pomodoro sauce
    • part skim ricotta cheese, for serving (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 219 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 11.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.99%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.42%
    • Sodium: 879 mg 36.61%
    • Calcium: 189 mg 18.88%
    • Potassium: 389 mg 11.13%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.79%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 16.59%
    • Vitamin C 6.12%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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