Simple healthier (baked) Eggplant Parmesan

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Ingredients

1 whole egg
3 egg whites
1 tablespoon water
3 eggplant, peeled and thinly sliced
2 cups whole wheat bread crumbs
6 cups spaghetti sauce, divided
3/4 pound part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 teaspoon dried basil

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Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Beat together egg, egg whites, and water in a shallow bowl.

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Dip eggplant slices in egg, then bread crumbs. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven until fork tender, 7 to 10 minutes on each side.

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Spread spaghetti sauce to cover the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish. Place a layer of eggplant slices in the sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

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Repeat with remaining ingredients, ending with cheeses. Sprinkle basil on top.

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Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 35 minutes.

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