Baked Eggplant Fajitas Recipe

Baked Eggplant Fajitas are a delicious and healthy twist on the classic Mexican dish. Sliced eggplant is marinated in a flavorful blend of spices, then baked until tender and slightly caramelized. The roasted eggplant is then combined with sautéed bell peppers and onions, creating a colorful and flavorful filling for tortillas. Serve these fajitas with your favorite toppings such as guacamole, salsa, and sour cream for a satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Ingredients for Baked Eggplant Fajitas Recipe

  • 1/2 Large Eggplant
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Bell Peppers, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Onion, Thinly Sliced
  • 4 Small Tortillas
  • as needed Optional Toppings: Guacamole, Salsa, Sour Cream

Directions: Baked Eggplant Fajitas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Slice the eggplant into thin strips and place them in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with the spice mixture. Toss to coat the eggplant evenly.
  • STEP 4.Spread the seasoned eggplant strips on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the eggplant is tender and slightly caramelized.
  • STEP 5.While the eggplant is baking, heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced bell peppers and onions, and sauté until they are softened and slightly charred, about 8-10 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Once the eggplant is done baking, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly. Add the roasted eggplant to the skillet with the bell peppers and onions, and toss to combine.
  • STEP 7.Serve the baked eggplant fajita filling in warm tortillas, and top with your favorite toppings such as guacamole, salsa, and sour cream.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy your delicious and healthy Baked Eggplant Fajitas!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to slice the eggplant into thin strips to ensure even cooking.
  • You can customize the spice mixture to your taste by adjusting the amount of chili powder and other spices.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables such as zucchini or mushrooms to the fajita filling for added flavor and texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover baked eggplant fajita filling can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply warm the filling in a skillet over medium heat until heated through.
  • Serve the fajitas with warm tortillas and your favorite toppings for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
250
calories per serving
13 g Fat9 g Protein22 g Carbs22 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    22g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    22g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    155mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    2826mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    192mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    88mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    168mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    186mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp