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grilled eggplant w/garlic-cumin vinaigrette (sammie?)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
Chula Vista, CA

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

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For grilled eggplant w/garlic-cumin vinaigrette (sammie?)

  • 1 lg
    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
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic puree or finely diced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 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

How To Make grilled eggplant w/garlic-cumin vinaigrette (sammie?)

  • 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.