Grilled Eggplant Towers

eggplant tower

eggplant tower

Eggplant stacked with tomato, basil, and a rich and creamy dollop of cheese.

Grilled Eggplant Towers
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Serves: 5
 

You’ll need a indoor grill for this recipe!
Ingredients
  • 1 eggplant
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive olive oil
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced
  • cup freshly grated romano cheese
  • 4 tbsp. mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
  • 3 garlic cloves, shredded with fine cheese grater
  • Fresh basil for garnish
  • sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Slice eggplant, toss with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Toss the eggplant on a preheated grill and cook for about 5 minutes on an electric grill.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the grated cheese, garlic, mayonnaise and a dash of pepper.
  4. Arrange the grilled eggplant on a plate.
  5. Top each slice with a slice of tomato and a spoon of the cheese mixture and then garnish with a leaf or two of basil.
  6. Optional finishing touch: Drizzle with a little more olive oil, and sprinkle with a tad more salt and pepper.
  7. Serve with a basket of hot crusty bread!

Notes
The eggplant can be served, hot or chilled!

 



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