Lunch: Keep hunger pangs away with these healthy and delicious dishes! 150 calories and under. Lose weight the 5:2 way. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the lunch section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes that meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.


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Serves 1, Ready in 20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 425°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Lay the eggplant on the sheet. Spray each 4 times with nonstick cooking spray, and season with salt and black pepper. Bake for 15 minutes, until golden and tender.

  • Top the eggplant with the tomato paste, mozzarella, pepper, and ham. Bake for 5 minutes, or until golden and melted. Serve with the arugula.

Chef's Notes

Smart tip: These keep well and taste good at room temperature. For a veggie alternative, swap a couple of sliced olives for the ham.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories.