Master this simple grilled eggplant recipe and you'll have the foundation for all sorts of healthy summer dishes. Serve the eggplant slices as a side with grilled chicken, fish or meat; add grilled eggplant to a salad; stuff it into sandwiches; chop it and top pizza with it; stir it into pasta dishes or grain bowls--the possibilities are almost endless. Source:, July 2019

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  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

  • Toss eggplant with oil in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and toss again. Grill the eggplant, turning once, until tender and charred in spots, about 4 minutes per side.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; 7.3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 148 mg sodium. 325 mg potassium; 8.3 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 1.4 g protein; 33 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 31 mcg folate; 13 mg calcium; 20 mg magnesium;

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