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Chicken Eggplant Bites

Chicken Eggplant Bites

Watch these appetizers get devoured at your next party or potluck. And by using non-dairy cheeses, these are 100% vegan.

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Servings
4 bites
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
319 0mg 1g 45g
Recipe Footprint (for Recipe's Default # of Servings)
10.2 Water saved (gallons) [animal consumption only]
19.7 Manure (pounds) not deposited into the environment
23.2 Grains / feed (pounds) not consumed by animals
48.2 Methane (gallons) not created by animals
590.3 CO2 (pounds) not released into the atmosphere
1.5 Animal lives saved
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Italian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 french baguette (sliced 1/4")
  • 1 eggplant (peeled, thinly sliced and halved)
  • 12 oz chicken tenders (meatless) (Quorn or other)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz pasta sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese (non-dairy grated)
  • 6 oz mozzarella cheese (rice) (sliced and cut into 1" squares)
  • 1/2 C sun dried tomatoes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Italian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 french baguette (sliced 1/4")
  • 1 eggplant (peeled, thinly sliced and halved)
  • 12 oz chicken tenders (meatless) (Quorn or other)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz pasta sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese (non-dairy grated)
  • 6 oz mozzarella cheese (rice) (sliced and cut into 1" squares)
  • 1/2 C sun dried tomatoes
Servings
4 bites
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
319 0mg 1g 45g
Recipe Footprint (for Recipe's Default # of Servings)
10.2 Water saved (gallons) [animal consumption only]
19.7 Manure (pounds) not deposited into the environment
23.2 Grains / feed (pounds) not consumed by animals
48.2 Methane (gallons) not created by animals
590.3 CO2 (pounds) not released into the atmosphere
1.5 Animal lives saved
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Instructions
  1. Distribute the eggplant pieces on cookie sheets (greased); spray the eggplant pieces lightly with olive oil and bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 8 minutes -- turn over, spray the other side of the eggplant pieces with more olive oil, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
    Distribute the eggplant pieces on cookie sheets (greased); spray the eggplant pieces lightly with olive oil and bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 8 minutes -- turn over, spray the other side of the eggplant pieces with more olive oil, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  2. On cookie sheets, lay out the sliced baguette; bake at 350 degrees until slightly toasted, approximately 5 minutes.
    On cookie sheets, lay out the sliced baguette; bake at 350 degrees until slightly toasted, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and cook the chicken tenders and garlic until very lightly browned; stir in the pasta sauce and remove from the heat.
    In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and cook the chicken tenders and garlic until very lightly browned; stir in the pasta sauce and remove from the heat.
  4. Assemble the eggplant bites on the sliced baguette: Eggplant slice, spoon of chicken mixture, slice of cheese, and 2 to 3 sun-dried tomato slices; sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees until heated and the cheese is melted, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
    Assemble the eggplant bites on the sliced baguette: Eggplant slice, spoon of chicken mixture, slice of cheese, and 2 to 3 sun-dried tomato slices; sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees until heated and the cheese is melted, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Cover and store for up to one week in the refrigerator; reheat in the oven.

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