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Grilled Italian Eggplant Slices Recipe

Grilled Italian Eggplant Slices Recipe

What a fabulous way to dress up eggplant! Piled high with herbs, cheese and fresh tomatoes, this fail-proof, grilled side nicely complements a variety of main dishes. —Theresa LaSalle, Midlothian, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
  • 1 large eggplant, cut into 10 slices
  • 10 slices tomato
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients.
  • 2. Grill eggplant, covered, over medium heat for 3 minutes. Turn slices; spoon Parmesan mixture onto each. Top with tomato; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Grill, covered, 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 eggplant slices equals 134 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat.