Broiled Basil Eggplant

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 26mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the first six ingredients in a small bowl, beating with a wire whisk until blended. Set aside.
  • Brush both sides of eggplant slices with the 3 tbsp olive oil. Arrange eggplant slices in a single layer ona n ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) for 5 minutes on each side or until tender and lightly browned. (Smaller eggplants will need less time).
  • Arrange eggplant slices on an ovenproof platter or casserole dish, overlapping slices slightly. Arange cheese slices over the eggplant slices. Broil for 1 minute or until cheese melts.
  • Whisk the reserved olive oil mixture until blended. Spoon over the eggplant. Garnish with fresh basil sprigs if desired.
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