low carb keto eggplant parmesan

Keto Style Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Healthier, low carb recipe for traditional eggplant parmesan prepared with no breading and no frying. One of the fastest main course dinners you can make. It is ready in 20 minutes start to finish!

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sarah Pope MGA


  • 2 medium-large Chinese eggplant
  • 2-3 Tbl extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces pizza sauce preferably organic or homemade
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese thinly sliced, preferably organic


  1. Select 2 medium to large size Chinese eggplant. Wash well. Substitute 1 large Italian eggplant, 8-10 Thai eggplant, or 4-6 Indian eggplant if desired.

    washed Chinese eggplant
  2. Chop into medallions about 1/8 - 1/4 inch thick.

    chopped eggplant
  3. Spread out on a large pan and mix in the extra virgin olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes on 375 F/ 190 C or until the eggplant is softened.

    eggplant with olive oil
  4. Add the pizza sauce evenly. Try this homemade pizza sauce or an organic pizza sauce from the store packed in glass jars with no added sugar or citric acid (365 organic is a good brand to try).

    roasted eggplant with pizza sauce
  5. Add cheese and bake for another 5-10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and browned on the edges.

    baked eggplant parmesan
  6. Serve immediately. Cool and refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Notes

Substitute Thai or Indian eggplant if desired.

Feel free to use more pizza sauce and cheese if you like especially if you need to spruce up the leftovers before reheating.