Add a touch of flavor to your next summer barbecue or potluck with Garlic and Herb Grilled Eggplant! Not only is this delightful dish delicious, but it’s also incredibly healthy – vegan, gluten-free, and low-carb. The perfect combination of roasted garlic and fresh herbs enhanced by sea salt will tantalize the taste buds while providing you with a nutritious meal.
- 2 medium-sized eggplants
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 tablespoons of fresh basil, chopped
- 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves
- 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Cut the eggplants into 1/2-inch-thick rounds. Place them in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
- Add minced garlic, chopped parsley, basil, thyme leaves, and sea salt to the bowl. Toss well to coat the eggplant slices with the seasoning.
- Place the seasoned eggplant slices on the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the eggplant is tender and charred.
- Remove from the grill and serve hot.
Turn this delectable recipe into a succulent side dish or an entrée! To bring out its flavors, pair it with classics like grilled chicken and lamb, as well as other cooked vegetables such as bell peppers, mushrooms and zucchini. For lighter meals during the summer months, add this scrumptious treat to salads, sandwiches or wraps.
Whether you’re making dinner for four or six, this dish makes an appetizing side for any meal. It’s great alongside grilled vegetables, hummus, quinoa salad, and garlic bread – the perfect accompaniment to create a delicious dining experience! Enjoy!