Grilled Eggplant

Number of Servings: 8 (242g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Grilled Eggplant

This fresh dish uses grilling to bring out the best flavor and texture in eggplants. Topped with a simple tomato salad, this is a light summer side that will be welcome at any picnic table.

Ingredients

  • Tomato Topping:

    • 3 cups diced tomatoes
    • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
    • ½ cup sliced fresh basil
    • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

    Grilled Eggplant:

    • 2 medium eggplants, sliced into ½" rounds
    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • ¼ tsp. pepper
    • ½ lb. low-fat mozzarella cheese, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Toss all topping ingredients together.
  3. Brush eggplant generously with olive oil on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Grill eggplant slices, covered, until eggplant is well-browned on one side (3-4 minutes). Flip slices and top each with one slice of mozzarella. Cover and grill until cheese is melted and eggplant is tender (3-4 minutes).
  4. Transfer eggplant to a serving platter and top with tomato mixture.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 242g

Amount per serving
Calories 165
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 18mg 7%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Total Sugars 7g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 247.9mg 20%
Iron 0.7mg 6%
Potassium 510mg 10%
Vitamin A 73.9mcg 8%
Vitamin C 13.1mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin K 24.8mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 44.7mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 3.8mcg 15%
Chloride 278.6mg 10%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 0%
Phosphorus 183.7mg 15%
Iodine 10.1mcg 6%
Magnesium 35.3mg 8%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 4.7mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.5mg 20%
Chromium 0.5mcg 0%
Molybdenum 11.5mcg 25%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Eggplant, Tomatoes, Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese (cultured Pasteurized Part-skim Milk, Salt, Enzymes, Potato Starch And Powdered Cellulose Added To Prevent Caking, Natamycin (a Natural Mold Inhibitor)), Olive Oil, Basil, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes.

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