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Eggplant Fries

By April 5, 2011December 19th, 2022Appetizer and Sides, Vegetarian, Weight Loss



These fries are SO tasty! My suggestion is to check out your local farmer’s market (I just got 2 HUGE eggplants for $1!). Since you are going through the preparation to make them, why not do a quadruple batch!? So, what I did was prepare the eggplant fries and instead of baking them all right away, I froze a couple of Ziplocks full so I have an easy addition to dinner on those busy nights!

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 Eggplant Fries

2 eggplants
2 cups almond flour
Cayenne pepper to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
2 eggs, beaten
Coconut Oil Spray

Peel and cut the eggplant into french-fry shapes. Set aside.

In a shallow bowl, stir together the almond flour, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Place the eggs in a separate bowl and whip until frothy. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Dip the eggplant pieces into the egg, then into the flour mixture, then back into the egg, and back into the flour mixture. Place the eggplant on a cookie sheet (I sprayed that with the coconut oil), then spray eggplant with a dusting of coconut oil. Bake for 15 minutes or until crispy and brown.

Note: I reheated them in the oven the next day because the eggplant I used was HUGE, and they got even crispier and we like them better.

Make sure to watch the ketchup…those sugars can really add up.

Makes 8 servings
Potato Fries = 283 calories, 13g fat, 7g protein, 35g carbs, 6g fiber (29g effective carbs)
“Healthified” Fries = 185 calories, 13g fat, 7.8g protein, 13g carbs, 7.6g fiber (5.4g effective carbs)


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Eggplant Fries


Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


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