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Grilled Eggplant

This is a tasty way to serve eggplant; you can serve this recipe as a side dish or on top of toast with cheese.

Eggplants belong to the nightshade family of vegetables, which also includes tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes. They grow in a manner much like tomatoes, hanging from the vines of a plant that grows several feet in height. While the different varieties do range slightly in taste and texture, one can generally describe the eggplant as having a pleasantly bitter taste and spongy texture.

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Grilled Eggplant

A  The Foodies’ Kitchen Original Recipe
Serves 2

Ingredients:
1 medium sized eggplant
Olive oil
Salt
Pepper
Balsamic vinegar
Dried basil leaves

Preparation:

  1. Warm your grill, or a large cast iron pan with grill marks.
  2. Slice the eggplant, to about ½ inch thick slices. Transfer them to a large bowl, and toss them with enough olive oil to coat, add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Grill them until they are cooked through and the grill marks are browned on.
  4. Serve with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and sprinkle the dried basil leaves on top.

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