Roasted Spiced-Up Vegan “Cheezy” Eggplant Rounds a.k.a. Delicious-Versatility-At-Its-Finest!

Roasted Spiced-Up Vegan “Cheezy” Eggplant Rounds a.k.a. Delicious-Versatility-At-Its-Finest!

Hi babies!

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SATURDAY MEAL PREP CONTINUES! Now, with some roasted spiced-up vegan cheesy eggplant rounds! Ya dig?

These are a super easy, very versatile meal prep solution that’s great to have on-hand for those meals you need to put together in 5 minutes!!!

AND OH BABY. The flavour on these bad boys is IN-FREAKING-SANE! There’s something about the combination of spices here that just WOWS me. I MEAN, AT THIS POINT, WHAT DOESN’T WOW ME WHEN IT COMES TO FOOD?

So at this point, I bet you’re wondering, why should you take time out of your precious day to make these babes? Let me explain!

  • Great for bowls, topping for pizza or cubed up into a pasta, salads, sandwiches, avo toast, as a side dish, dipped in Greek yogurt or devoured as is!
  • Packed with tons of savoury delicious spices!
  • Tons of vitamins, minerals & nutrients, such as vitamin C, K, B6, thiamin, niacin, magnesium, copper, folic acid & potassium!
  • FIBREEEEE!
  • Digestive health benefits!
  • Great for bone health, brain health & for the skin!

If you want to know more about all the benefits of eggplant, you can check out my post HERE (& make this eggplant salad too, because it’s freaking delicious!!!!!): Kelly’s Vegan & Gluten-Free Clean Eating Moroccan Eggplant Salad a.k.a. When The Future Moroccan Mama In Me Comes Out, Oh & Garlicky, Versatile, Smokey, Savoury & Nutritious: Safe To Say She’s A Keeper!

I would rant about them NOW (again), but I’ll spare you guys (PLUS I have like 5028502852 other blog posts & recipes to write up!).

So now, without further ado, let’s get to the nitty-gritty!!

My loves, YOU WILL NEED:

  • 1 large eggplant, SLICED;
  • 3/4 cup of fresh cilantro, CHOPPED;
  • 4 cloves of garlic, MINCED;
  • 2 tbsp. of nutritional yeast;
  • 1 tsp. of Sriracha;
  • 2 tbsp. of raw organic apple cider vinegar;
  • The juice of 1 organic lemon;
  • 1 tsp. of smoked paprika;
  • 2 tsp. of garlic powder;
  • 1/2 tsp. of black pepper;
  • Sea salt for seasoning;
  • A few pinches of cayenne pepper.

Now, for that HOW-TO:

  • Preheat your oven to 400F & line 1-2 baking sheets with parchment paper! Set aside.
  • Slice the eggplant into rounds!
  • Add the eggplant to the bowl with all the other ingredients & toss to combine until all the rounds have been coated in the spices, herbs & liquids!

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  • Once the eggplant is coated, lay the eggplant rounds onto the parchment-lined baking sheets!

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  • Bake the babes for 25 minutes at 375F, flipping once at halfway mark! (This step is unfortunately necessary!!!)

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  • Once baked, set your oven to a high broil & broil for 3 minutes!
  • Remove from the oven, let cool before storing in an airtight container & refrigerate!
  • DEVOUR!!!!

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