This grilled eggplant recipe is a summertime favorite. Grilled Eggplant goes good with pork, beef, chicken, and other poultry.
Serves: 6-8 servings
Did You Know? Eggplants are a member of the poisonous nightshade family. As a result, they were believed to be poisonous. while the fruit is edible, other parts of the plant are not.
2 medium eggplants, cut into 1 1/2″ slices
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 – 2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Pour vegetable oil into a bowl.
Mix in all ingredients, except eggplant and mozzarella cheese.
Dip slices into mixture and place on grill.
Close grill cover and grill on medium heat for 8-10 minutes, or until tender.
Turn over eggplant slices and brush on the oil mixture.
Top with mozzarella cheese.
Cook another couple of minutes until the cheese has melted.
Suggestion: For a different taste, try using cheddar cheese instead of mozzarella.
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