Grilled Cheesy Eggplant

Grilled Cheesy Eggplant
Summary

Eggplant is a low-carb vegetable and does not raise blood sugar levels significantly. If you cant find baby eggplant, you can use regular eggplant for this recipe.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 baby eggplant
Dinner Gluten-Free Quick & Easy Sides Vegetarian Low Sodium Lower Carb Veggie Rich Grilling
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 baby eggplant
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 55mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Protein 2g
Dinner Gluten-Free Quick & Easy Sides Vegetarian Low Sodium Lower Carb Veggie Rich Grilling
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • baby eggplants (cut in half lengthwise)
    2
  • garlic powder
    1/8 tsp
  • black pepper (ground)
    1/8 tsp
  • mozzarella cheese (part-skim, shredded)
    1/4 cups
  • balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
    2 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.

  2. Drizzle the olive oil evenly over the eggplant halves. Sprinkle eggplant evenly with garlic powder and black pepper.

  3. Place eggplant halves on grill cut side down and cook for 3-4 minutes, until tender.

  4. Flip over and spread mozzarella cheese evenly over eggplant halves. Grill an additional 3-4 minutes until cheese is melted.

  5. Remove eggplant from grill and place side-by-side on a serving dish. Drizzle evenly with balsamic vinegar and Parmesan cheese.

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