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Miniature Napoleons With Eggplant Creme

 
Miniature Napoleons With Eggplant Creme
Image © VeganYumYum
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $4.2 One serving costs about $4.2

$4.20 per serving

95 people like this recipe

95 likes

This recipe is ready in 123 minutes

Ready in 2 hours and 3 minutes

spoonacular Score:99%

Spoonacular Score: 99%

 

Miniature Napoleons With Eggplant Creme might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 569 calories, 20g of protein, and 34g of fat. This gluten free and vegan recipe serves 2 and costs $4.2 per serving. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 2 hours and 3 minutes. 95 people have made this recipe and would make it again. Head to the store and pick up plum tomatoes, olive oil, cremini mushroom caps, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the balsamic vinegar you could follow this main course with the Skinny Strawberry Ice Cream as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 99%. This score is great. Try Miniature Napoleons, Strawberry-Rhubarb Napoleons with Creme Fraiche Ice Cream, and Eggplant & Tomato Napoleons for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
some
some basil
basil
0.67 cups
0.67 cups raw unsalted raw cashews
raw unsalted raw cashews
12
12  cremini mushroom
cremini mushroom
2
2  eggplants
eggplants
some
some garlic
garlic
some
some dried italian herbs
dried italian herbs
some
some olive oil
olive oil
some
some pepper
pepper
3
3  plum tomatoes
plum tomatoes
some
some salt
salt
some
some soy sauce
soy sauce
1
1  zucchini
zucchini
2
2  ish tbs oil
ish tbs oil
some balsamic vinegar
some
balsamic vinegar
some basil
some
basil
0.67 cups raw unsalted raw cashews
0.67 cups
raw unsalted raw cashews
12  cremini mushroom
12
cremini mushroom
2  eggplants
2
eggplants
some garlic
some
garlic
some dried italian herbs
some
dried italian herbs
some olive oil
some
olive oil
some pepper
some
pepper
3  plum tomatoes
3
plum tomatoes
some salt
some
salt
some soy sauce
some
soy sauce
1  zucchini
1
zucchini
2  ish tbs oil
2
ish tbs oil


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on VeganYumYum

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.20
Ingredient
some balsamic vinegar
some basil
2/3 cup raw unsalted raw cashews
12 cremini mushroom
2 eggplants
some garlic
some dried italian herbs
some olive oil
3 plum tomatoes
some soy sauce
1 zucchini
Price
$0.27
$0.16
$1.54
$1.33
$3.03
$0.13
$0.10
$0.33
$0.70
$0.24
$0.56
$8.40

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
568 Calories
19g Protein
34g Total Fat
57g Carbs
100% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
568
28%

Fat
34g
53%

  Saturated Fat
5g
35%

Carbohydrates
57g
19%

  Sugar
28g
32%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
1238mg
54%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
39%

Manganese
2mg
124%

Copper
2mg
104%

Fiber
18g
75%

Potassium
2434mg
70%

Vitamin K
65µg
62%

Magnesium
242mg
61%

Phosphorus
602mg
60%

Selenium
41µg
60%

Vitamin B2
0.93mg
55%

Vitamin B6
1mg
51%

Vitamin C
41mg
51%

Vitamin B3
9mg
49%

Folate
186µg
47%

Vitamin B5
3mg
38%

Vitamin B1
0.57mg
38%

Zinc
5mg
35%

Iron
6mg
34%

Vitamin E
4mg
31%

Vitamin A
1199IU
24%

Calcium
137mg
14%

Vitamin B12
0.12µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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