Keto Fried Eggplant With Tomato Sauce

This delightful Mediterranean-inspired dish is a flavorful combination of fried eggplant, zucchini, and peppers cooked in a delicious tomato sauce. It's a fantastic option for those seeking creative ways to incorporate more vegetables into their diet. 

🕒 Prep Time: 10 minutes 🍳 Cooking Time: 25 minutes ⏳ Total Time: 35 Minutes ✅ Difficulty Level: Easy 🍽 Recipe Makes 2 Servings

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1. 2 eggplants 2. 1 zucchini 3. 1 red bell pepper 4. 1 green bell pepper 5. 1 tablespoon olive oil, for drizzling

1. 1 cup canned chopped  2. 4 cloves of garlic 3. 2 tablespoon olive oil 4. ¼ teaspoon salt 5. ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

For the sauce

Vegetables

1. Place the chopped veggies in an air fryer basket. Drizzle olive oil over them and fry at 400°F (200°C) for 25 minutes.

Instructions: 

2.Transfer them to the airtight container, and let them cool before closing the lid.

3. In a cast-iron skillet, sauté the tomatoes in olive oil until they soften.

4. Add minced garlic, vinegar, salt & pepper. Simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Next, pour the prepared sauce over the fried vegetables. Let them cool. Then, scoop out a portion on a plate and enjoy!

Feel free to put your spin on this recipe! Love a bit of heat? Add a dash of chili flakes to the tomato sauce. If you like herbs, add some fresh basil, oregano, or thyme. Also, sprinkle some crumbled feta on top before serving.

Chef's Note