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This is a delicious grilled eggplant dish that people always come back for more. The Mediterranean seasoning in this recipe is very easy and goes great with couscous, my Mediterranean chicken recipe, and hummus. This is not a dish that is served hot. Can also be served at room temperature, but do not leave unrefrigerated longer than 4 hours.


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15 mins
15 mins
40 mins
1 hr 10 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Dust eggplant liberally with 2 tablespoons salt and place in a colander to sweat out bitter flavor, 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Rinse eggplant slices to remove salt. Pat dry.

  • Combine olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Brush mixture on both sides of every eggplant slice.

  • Cook the eggplant on the preheated grill until soft and moist, about 6 minutes per side. Remove eggplant from the heat and set aside until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes. Chop into 1-inch cubes.

  • Combine eggplant, red peppers, feta cheese, olives, parsley, vinegar, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Try not to overmix because this mashes up the eggplant. Serve as-is.

Cook's Note:

I typically make my own roasted red peppers and would use 2 medium-size peppers in this recipe instead of the 12-ounce jar.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of salt. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

332 calories; protein 7.8g; carbohydrates 11.3g; fat 29.3g; cholesterol 37.4mg; sodium 3351.8mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (1)

Rating: 5 stars
I know it's bad to rate your own recipes but this one is really awesome. We really love t. Since I created it though i have made some alterations. I double the eggplant to 2 lbs. and I added 1 can of chick peas I hope everyone enjoys this as much as we do!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Didn't change anything except let it sit overnight before serving. It was really nice! Added the eggplant at the very last before chilling for the night, then the cheese the next evening. Will make again! Read More