Grilled Eggplant Sandwich
What You'll Need
1 medium eggplant
1-2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
8 large, thick slices of whole grain bread
1 roasted red pepper, sliced
1 large head of roasted garlic
4 tsp dijon mustard (optional)
4 leaves red leaf lettuce
How to Make It
1 Slice eggplant on the diagonal in 1/4-inch slices.
2 Brush with soy sauce and grill on a stove-top grill or seasoned iron skillet over medium high heat for 2-4 minutes on each side until it is soft and slightly browned.
3 Remove from pan and sprinkle with vinegar. Set aside.
4 Toast bread, if desired and spread 2-4 cloves of garlic on bottom slice, add a layer of grilled eggplant folding the softened pieces to fit on the bread slice.
5 Top with slices of roasted red pepper and lettuce.
6 Spread the top slice of bread with mustard, if desired, then complete the sandwich and serve.
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