Baked Eggplant Fries

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Baked Eggplant Fries
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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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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.
By Paula Jones
Created Apr 2, 2012


  • 1 cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled, cut into thin strips
Make With
Make With
Progresso Breadcrumbs


  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve the fries with warmed marinara sauce for dipping.
  • tip 2
    If you can’t find panko bread crumbs, you can substitute Progresso® plain bread crumbs.


Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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