Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Grilled Eggplant

We’re on a roll trying new veggie sides!

This time we went with eggplant and we grilled it. Simply grilled it was a little boring so I had to figure out a way to spice things up a bit. I added a fresh herb oil and vinegar to drizzle over the top of the warm veggies. It worked out great!

Fresh Herb Oil

I just used the fresh herbs I had leftover in the fridge (basil & mint) from another meal. Go ahead and use whatever you have on hand.

I think I might try a fresh salsa next time instead of the herb oil and vinegar. I’m thinking a mango and avocado salsa might work quite nicely with these. Maybe even add some jalapeno for a little kick!

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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
50 min
588 calories
55 g
0 g
43 g
9 g
6 g
653 g
180 g
16 g
0 g
35 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
653g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 588
Calories from Fat 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g
66%
Saturated Fat 6g
31%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 30g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 180mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 55g
18%
Dietary Fiber 30g
120%
Sugars 16g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A
29%
Vitamin C
55%
Calcium
47%
Iron
66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 eggplant
  2. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  4. 2 cloves minced garlic
  5. ¼ cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  6. ¼ cup fresh thyme, finely chopped
  7. ¼ cup fresh dill, finely chopped
  8. ¼ cup fresh oregano, finely chopped
  9. Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Cut the eggplant into slices and salt them lightly. Let them sit for about 15 minutes, so the salt can bring out the moisture of the pieces. Wipe them dry with a bit of paper towel.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic herbs, salt and pepper. Let site to absorb the flavors for about 15 minutes.
  3. Brush eggplant with oil and herb mixture all over, ensuring that the herbs get distributed well.
  4. Place on a lightly greased grill and grill for about 15-20 minutes, flipping half way through.
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calories
588
fat
43g
protein
9g
carbs
55g
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