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Caprese Eggplant Steaks

For those night we really need a vegetable in our lives we turn to these steaks. These grill up quickly with minimal prep so dinner can be on the table fast for a delicious weeknight dinner! So perfect for your next meatless Monday.

Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 30 mins


2 large eggplants
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 c. cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 c. mini mozzarella balls, quartered
1/4 c. packed basil, torn into pieces
Balsamic glaze, for drizzling
Crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


1. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Slice eggplants lengthwise ½” thick into long “steaks”. Brush with oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
2. Place eggplants on grill and cook until tender, but not falling apart, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Place on a serving platter.
3. Top eggplants with tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and basil. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with a pinch of red pepper flakes, if desired.