Italian Grilled Eggplant


  • 1 eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

Step 2: Brush eggplant lightly with olive oil on both sides.  Stir together remaining olive oil, garlic, and salt in a small bowl.

Step 3: Arrange eggplant slices on the preheated grill and cook, turning occasionally, until tender and browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Step 4: Arrange grilled eggplant on a platter.  Brush with olive oil and garlic mixture until eggplant has absorbed oil.  Sprinkle with chopped basil & parsley and serve.

Enjoy this easy & delicious “contorno” from AllRecipes!