Eggplant “Fries” (Paleo)

Eggplant FriesTime: 30 minutes (+ 1 hour inactive)

Serves: 4

Ingredients

2 Medium Eggplants

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Salt and Pepper to Taste

Chili Powder (Optional)

 

Directions

Slice eggplant into rounds. Sprinkle generously with salt and allow to sit for about 1 hour to let the bitter juices come out. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  After 1 hour, rinse salt and juices from eggplant, pat dry, then slice the rounds into sticks (to resemble French fries).

Place eggplant onto a cookie sheet and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, and chili powder. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring once or twice, until softened and light golden brown. Broil if necessary to achieve desired crispiness.

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