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Grilled Eggplant with Marinara Parmesan

Grilled eggplant with olive oil with a grating cheese marinara sauce. A perfect side dish while grilling out with your favorites Grilled Garlic Chicken, even great on top of your favorite pasta!

Sliced and on a oil brushed aluminum foil to avoid sticking



1 eggplant sliced thick with skins on
2 cups marinara sauce homemade or store bought
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon minced garlic
aluminum foil
olive oil
optional shredded mozzarella
Wash eggplant, slice thick. Arrange eggplant on a piece of aluminum foil that has been brush with olive oil. Drizzle more olive oil over the top. Grill until eggplant is soft and browned. Mix the minced garlic, grating cheese and (mozzarella if preferred) into heated hot sauce and add to the top of the eggplant, serve hot with Chicken or over favorite pasta. Make a great sandwich with leftovers.

27 comments:

  1. Love this - you always have great recipes for weeknight meals that don't seem like weeknight meals!

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  2. I adore eggplant. It's so easy and 95% of the time comes up pretty darned tasty in any dish.

    Grilled with light marinara and of course cheese makes a perfect Eggplant dish. Love it!

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  3. now that's something I have not done in a while, and something I need to do, great and ever so good...

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  4. I love eggplant! Thanks for this quick and easy side dish, I'll be making it soon for sure!

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  5. Grilled eggplants sounds terrific! I'm cooking a lot on a grill these days and will try this too! Thanks!

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  6. One of my all-time favorites love me some eggplant Parmesan. Great job!

    Cheers!

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  7. Eggplant parmesan is one of those classic dishes where I could eat it at every meal. I never tire of this one and yours looks mouthwatering. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Such a great family favourite.
    My 'Nonna' used to make it the best...I'm still trying to get hers just right ;o)
    Thanks for reminding me to get those eggplants the next time I'm out.
    Very appetizing version you have made here for your famiglia ;o)
    Buon appetito!
    Flavourful wishes, Claudia

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  9. This is a great way to eat eggplant. It looks delicious.

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  10. This is just the thing! I love it. Thanks for reminding me about how excellent eggplant really is!

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  11. Eggplant is one of my favorite meals. I love the way it grills and just melts in your mouth!

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  12. This will be perfect when the eggplants come in. Healthy, very delicious, fresh and that grated cheese always adds zing.

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  13. I had grilled eggplant for the first time just a few months ago and loved it! I could eat just a big plate of this for dinner. Delicious!

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  14. Yummy deliciousness. This is one of my favorite dishes to eat any time of year. Though eggplant is in season now, no? Nice....

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  15. I told Dad I'm going to have an Italian Saturday this weekend. He wants spaghetti and meatballs, and I want your eggplant! Guess we'll have both. Thanks for the inspiration friend, the eggplant is just perfect!

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  16. that looks wonderful!! I love eggplant

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  17. Light and tasty dish, ideal in this season!

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  18. You can't beat a simple and healthy dish like this for dinner!

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  19. I love eggplant! Looks perfect for dinner.

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  20. Oh you are making me hungry this morning Claudia, and I already had bbfast! beautiful eggplants and recipe, for me they replace meat and are one of my fav. vegetables!

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  21. One of my very favorite dishes...Looks great!

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  22. Beautiful grilled eggplant Claudia..very tasty looking!

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  23. Grilled eggplant and cheese, and marinara sauce?

    Time to break out the grill now!

    jessyburke88@gmail.com

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  24. Hey today is National Eat Your Veggies Day.

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  25. Thanks for including this awesome grilled eggplant in our Get Grillin' event!

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