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Italian Grilled Eggplant Caprese

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A variation on insalata Caprese with the addition of grilled eggplant--a great appetizer or vegetarian side for a summer barbecue."
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20 m servings 251
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine olive oil, garlic, and salt in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Put eggplant slices on the hot grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Turn eggplant and brush with the oil mixture. Place 1 slice of tomato and 1 slice of mozzarella cheese on each eggplant piece. Close the lid and cook until cheese has melted, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and sprinkle with basil.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 251 calories; 16.1 12.9 15.7 36 643 Full nutrition

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Don't forget to sweat the eggplant for 30 min before making this recipe. I peel the egg plant and slice. Since the wind blows out our grill, I made them in the oven. Just put the slices on a bak...