Traditionally, eggplant Parmesan is coated with a flour based breading. Not these babies! I absolutely love Jilz Crackerz and using them as a replacement for bread crumbs is an amazing solution. For those eat a ketogenic, low carb, or gluten-free approach, this is perfect meal option.

Step 1 Gather Ingredients

Keto eggplant ingredients

Gather your ingredients

Step 2 Peel and Slice Eggplant

Step 3 Soak eggplant in salted water for 30 minutes (this will draw out moisture from eggplant, preventing a mushy slice).


Step 4 Preheat oven to broil at 450˚

Step 5 Put Jilz Crackerz, ½ cup Parmesan cheese, Italian herbs (optional) into food processor and blend. If you don’t own a food processor, then place in Ziploc and smash.eggplant6



Step 6 Egg wash slice then coat in crumbs


Step 7 Fry eggplant in grease until soft and golden brownEggplant5

Eggplant10Step 8 place on baking pan and bake for about 5 minutes


Step 9 Flip and bake other side for 5 more minutes

Step 10 spread basil pesto sauce and top with remaining cheese

Step 11 allow another minute in oven to allow cheese to melt

Step 12 Enjoy!!eggplant15



1 large eggplant sliced into 12 slices

½ container of Jilz Crackerz

2 eggs

1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded  (½ cup in breading, ½ cup for tops)

1/2 cup basil pesto (here’s my favorite)

1 Tbsp Salt (to soak sliced eggplant in)

Optional: Italian seasonings

1 cup of saved bacon grease or coconut oil

Nutritional Information:

1 slice per serving.  Yields: 12 slices

1 Slice per serving Calories Fat Protein Carbs Fiber Net Carbs
264 25 5.9 4.3 1.9 2.4

Pie Chart Eggplant Parmesan



Jilz Gluten Free Crackerz