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.

Latest from Our Blog

Fresh New Look, Same Guiding Stars!

Over the next few months, you’ll start to notice a new design appearing everywhere you find Guiding Stars. Our new logo and nutrition guidance icons have been updated to tie more directly to nutrition and reinforce our “good,” “better,” or “best” messaging. We wanted to take some time to share our rationale behind the new…

Continue Reading »