3.5

Broiled Eggplant Slices

Serves 4
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Allergy Milk
Dietary Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meal type Main Dish, Side Dish, Starter
Misc Serve Hot
From book Judy Gorman's Vegetable Book

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium eggplant (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 Large Tomatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • 4oz Mozzarella cheese (grated)

Directions

Step 1. Slice the eggplant into 1/2" rounds
Step 2. Generously brush both sides with oil
Step 3. Place on flat baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper
Step 4. Slide under broiler and cook for 8-10 minutes, turning once, until the eggplant is tender and lightly browned
Step 5. Top each slice of eggplant with a tomato slice and sprinkle with fresh basil
Step 6. Scatter the mozzarella over the tomato and return to the broiler to melt the cheese
Step 7. Serve immediately