Baked Eggplant Fries

baked eggplant fries Side Dish
Baked Eggplant Fries
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

If you're looking for a healthier version of French fries, try this tasty recipe. Progresso panko crispy bread crumbs make them extra crispy, and a warmed marinara sauce is great for dipping. MORE+ LESS-

Paula Jones
Created April 2, 2012
Progresso Breadcrumbs
Make with
Progresso Breadcrumbs


cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper
medium eggplant, peeled, cut into thin strips


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  • 2
    In shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs, pepper flakes, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat egg with fork or whisk. Dip eggplant strips into egg, coating all sides; shake off excess. Roll in bread crumb mixture until coated. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake about 20 minutes, turning once, or until coating is crisp and lightly golden.

Expert Tips

  • Serve the fries with warmed marinara sauce for dipping.
  • If you can’t find panko bread crumbs, you can substitute Progresso® plain bread crumbs.

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