This vegetarian sandwich is full of flavor — marinated eggplant, grilled to perfection, is piled high on top of layers of fresh tomato, red onion, and spinach and results in a satisfying meal that won't leave you feeling stuffed.
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Eggplants and onions are caramelized in the oven then refreshed with a sprinkling of lemon juice and chives. For a gourmet spin on this roasted veggie sandwich, slather the bread with pesto on one side and rosemary cannellini bean spread on the other.
This recipe comes to us from Cara and Phoebe of Big Girls, Small Kitchen.
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GRILL EGGPLANT WHOLE (SKIN WILL TURN BLACK). SCRAPE REST OF SKIN OFF AND PUT IN BOWL. MASH AND ADD GARLIC, A LITTLE OLIVE OIL, SALT & PEPPER. CUT PITA IN HALF OR JUST 1" OFF TOP. PUT IN SHREDDED LETTUCE, CUBED TOMATO, EGG PLANT, ONION AND IF YOU ...
Using eggplant in place of bread is colorful, tasty - and a great way to eat more veggies! Use chopped left-over meat in place of ground meat if you wish - ham is especially good. Or make a vegetarian version using 8 oz. sauteed mushrooms in place ...