Grilled Eggplant w/Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette (Sammie?)

Lisa 'Gayle' Goff

By
@GayleGoff

I've had this a number of times but I think it would translate to a sandwich quite nicely SOOOOOO here is my second entry for my Sammie challenge

not my picture, i'll try to post one later


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 large
eggplant, cut in uniform slices about 3/4"
2 Tbsp
fresh mint chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro chopped
(you can use basil and oregano or basil and cilantro, be creative but 2 seems to be the magic number)
1/4 c
crumbled feta

FOR VINAIGRETTE

1/2 tsp
garlic puree or finely diced garlic
1/4 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1/2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
shallots (or red onion)
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
spike (if you can't find spike use a mrs. dash, but spike is definately preferable)
1 pinch
of cayenne pepper
3 Tbsp
evoo

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre Heat grill to medium-high and prepare
2
put garlic, salt, lemon juice, balsamic and shallots into food processer and pulse until all are well combined, let stand 10 minutes
3
After 10 minutes put mixture in a bowl, stir in cumin, cayenne and spike then whisk in EVOO
4
brush on both sides of eggplant grill 5-8 minutes on each side (mine took about 15 minutes total)
5
arrange on a plate OR place eggplant on a crusty roll drizzle with vinaigrette and top with feta and herbs.

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