aubergine slice topped with cheese and basil

Aubergine and cheese pizza

Eggplants are a low-carb, low calorie, nutritious vegetable that, in this dish, provide a healthy alternative to your usual pizza base.
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  • 4
  • 10 minutes
  • 25 minutes
  • Easy
  • 4
Nutrition per serve
  • Energy 526kJ
  • Protein 9.2g
  • Total fat 6.1g
  • - sat fat 3.6g
  • Carbohydrate 6.7g
  • Fibre 5.2g
  • Sodium 151.6g


  • 2 eggplants (630g) cut length ways into 2cm thick steaks
  • 100g grated mozzarella
  • 4 Roma tomatoes (350g), sliced
  • ½ cup (30g) basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 1800C.
  2. Line baking tray with baking paper
  3. Lay the eggplant steaks onto the tray and season with sea salt
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until softened.
  5. Onto the eggplant sprinkle with cheese, layer with tomatoes and season.
  6. Return to the oven for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melting and is golden and bubbling.
  7. Serve scattered with fresh basil leaves.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe sourced from 4 Ingredients Veggie and Vegan Cookbook

Disclaimer: The above recipe meets Diabetes NSW&ACT nutrient criteria. However, the opinions expressed on the IGA Family Program website do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW&ACT.  

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.

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