Grilled Eggplant, Arugula and Mozzarella Panini

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by chia2160

From today's paper. This made an awesome lunch and the vegetarian in the family appreciated it.

Top Review by Roosie

These are *FABULOUS*!!! I made these as part of the Recipe Cookalong Challenge Game's Sandwich Week and am so glad I did! I used NurseDi's Grilled Eggplant (#30004) for the eggplant. We also added a couple sundried tomatoes and roasted bell peppers and some sundried tomato dressing on these., but the base flavors of the sandwich are terrific. Sourdough seems like a good choice of bread. BF thinks they would be good with fresh tomatoes too (I don't like fresh tomatoes, so that's all him- *lol*). Made these on the George Foreman grill and were fast, easy and mind-bogglingly delicious! Absolutely gourmet/restaurant quality! They were sooooooooo good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brush eggplant slices with oil on both sides and place in a George Foreman grill--or panini grill-- cook 4 minutes, remove.
  2. Brush bread slices with oil.
  3. On 4 slices, oil side down, arrange eggplant, arugula, and mozzarella, top with 4 bread slices oil side up add 2 sandwiches to grill, close and cook 3-4 minutes.
  4. Repeat.
  5. Cut sandwiches on diagonal and serve.

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