Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Double up on potassium with the combination of tomatoes and grilled eggplant. The eggplant makes a nice addition to a classic caprese salad, pairing beautifully with the tomatoes. Tomatoes also contain the antioxidant lycopene, which can help lower the risk of breast cancer.

INGREDIENTS

2 globe eggplants, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices

2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slicesExtra-virgin olive oil 

 Kosher salt

Ground black pepper

1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/3-inch slices

10 fresh basil leaves

 

Preparation

  1. 1. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F).
  2. 2. Brush the eggplant and tomato slices with oil and season evenly with salt and pepper. Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill over direct medium heat, with the lid closed as much as possible, until the vegetables are tender and nicely marked, turning once. The eggplant will take about 8 minutes and the tomatoes will take 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from the grill as they are done.
  3. 3. Divide the eggplants, tomatoes, cheese, and basil among four plates. Drizzle with a little more olive oil or your favorite salad dressing, if desired.
  4.  So very delicious.

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