Grilled eggplant slices topped with smoky Gouda cheese and herb-seasoned tomatoes make these vegetarian burgers into a dinner that even meat-lovers would enjoy.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, combine garlic powder, pepper and salt. In another small bowl, combine half of the garlic powder mixture, tomatoes, 1 tablespoon oil, oregano, thyme and vinegar. Set aside.

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  • Brush eggplant slices with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with the remaining garlic powder mixture.

  • For a charcoal grill, grill eggplant slices on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 6 to 8 minutes or just until tender and golden brown, turning once halfway through grilling and topping with the cheese slices for the last 2 minutes of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place eggplant slices on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above, topping with cheese as directed.)

  • Place eggplant slices on top of toasted bread slices. Top with tomato mixture.

Nutrition Facts

201 calories; protein 7g 14% DV; carbohydrates 19g 6% DV; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 3g; fat 11g 17% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 17mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 145IU 3% DV; vitamin c 4mg 7% DV; folate 16mcg 4% DV; calcium 161mg 16% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; potassium 206mg 6% DV; sodium 506mg 20% DV.
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