Grilled Eggplant

We have girl’s nights often and girl’s night usually equals tons of food. We all make an app or dessert and nosh on that for the evening. Me, being indecisive, can never just go to girl’s night with 1 dish. I also know I am not the only one of my girlfriends that has the same mentality. With that said, there always ends up being more than enough food for all of us. We are all pretty health conscious so I have been trying to figure out my decisions based on how healthy (and easy) they are. I found this grilled eggplant recipe and fell in love. Needless to say it was a huge hit!

Grilled Eggplant

Grilled Eggplant

Ingredients

3 eggplants, in 1 inch wide slices
⅓ cup fresh basil, chiffonade cut
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 oz crumbled goat’s cheese
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
½ cup toasted pine nuts
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon salt

Directions

Toss the eggplant in half the olive oil and grill it over a medium hot gas or charcoal grill for about 4 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear.

Arrange the grilled eggplant on a serving platter.

Sprinkle the basil, pine nuts, and goat’s cheese over the top and drizzle the balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, and remaining oil over the salad.

Recipe source: http://www.grilledvegetablerecipe.com/Grilled-Vegetables/vegetable-side-dish-recipes/recipe-for-grilled-eggplant.php#.UtRtPGRDs00

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