What Is a Plant-Based Diet?

Source – Meatless Monday: What Is a Plant-Based Diet?

Becky’s Easy Microwave Eggplant

Sometimes I want something fast, without turning on the oven to heat up the apartment or suck all the moisture from the air. I love eggplant and have come up with this easy dish!

In a round, covered casserole, layer/arrange the following:

Portions of your favorite plant-based sauce in the bottom & then between layers

Raw spinach

Eggplant, sliced into rounds (additional option: zucchini, sliced the long way)

Portobello mushroom slices

Peppers, sweet red or green, sliced

Onion and/or garlic, chopped

Top with plant-based cheese (my current fave is Miyoko’s) or sliced tofu dusted with cayenne red pepper (I love the dry texture of Hodo tofu). Optional topping: sliced black olives, drained.

Cover and cook in the microwave for 15 minutes. So easy and yummy!

45 thoughts on “What Is a Plant-Based Diet?

  1. This sounds good. Speaking of eggplant: A couple of years ago I became obsessed with eggplant parm. I had it many times at a total of around ten restaurants. I still eat it fairly often, but much less frequently than before.

    Liked by 1 person

      1. I will but it will oven baked , Becky as for personal reasons I don’t own or use a microwave and haven’t done for years 🙂 but I’m sure it will be equally as delicious just not quite so quick x

        Liked by 1 person

  2. This sounds yummy! Unfortunately, I do not have a microwave(!), but it’s easy enough to work around. I’ve heard so many good things about the Myoko’s “cheese” – I’ll have to stop in to the health food store when I’m next in that area. I like eggplant, too, but usually when it’s prepared for me. LOL

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s