Eggplant Strips

Eggplant fries can also be baked without oil. Preheat oven to 400º and bake until they are golden brown. I like to dip these in my favorite salad dressing. They are a delicious side or a healthy snack.

PREPARATIONINGREDIENTS
PREP 20 min2 MEDIUM EGGPLANTS, SLICED, SALTED, AND RINSED
COOK 15 min MEDIUM HEAT1 Tbsp CHIA, SOAKED IN 2 Tbsp WATER FOR 30 MINUTES
NON-STICK SKILLET1 c CORN MEAL
SERVES 41 Tbsp ITALIAN SEASONING
2 Tbsp OLIVE OIL
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Whisk CORN MEAL with SALT and ITALIAN SEASONING
2. Dip EGGPLANT slices in CORN MEAL, then CHIA mixture, then CORN MEAL again
3. Place in preheated skillet with OLIVE OIL
4. Fry on medium heat, turning once, until both sides are golden brown