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Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

Grilled eggplant topped with crumbled cheese and fresh herbs is a wonderful, simple summer salad
Grilled Eggplant and Goat Cheese Salad

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Charred eggplant and fresh goat cheese are one of our favorite salad combinations.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 Japanese eggplant, cut into 1-inch wide slices
  • 1/2 Cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 3 Ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/3 Cup basil, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons mint, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Heat a gas or charcoal grill.

Drizzle olive oil over slices of eggplant and toss to coat. Grill eggplants until tender and grill marks appear, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Place the eggplants side by side on a serving platter. Sprinkle with pine nuts, goat cheese, basil, and mint. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving601
Total Fat38g59%
Sugar36gN/A
Saturated7g35%
Cholesterol10mg3%
Protein16g32%
Carbs61g20%
Vitamin A82µg9%
Vitamin B60.9mg44.2%
Vitamin C22mg37%
Vitamin E7mg37%
Vitamin K64µg80%
Calcium133mg13%
Fiber30g100%
Folate (food)224µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)224µg56%
Iron4mg23%
Magnesium185mg46%
Monounsaturated19gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg36%
Phosphorus387mg55%
Polyunsaturated9gN/A
Potassium2339mg67%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg28.3%
Sodium356mg15%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg30.2%
Zinc3mg19%