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Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches


  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil.
  • 2-3 small eggplant, slices into 1/2-inch slices
  • olive oil
  • 8 slices of bread
  • mozzarella cheese, 1 slice for each eggplant slice.
  • 4 thin slices of onion
  • 4 thin tomato slices


  1. Mix mayonnaise and chopped basil. Brush both sides of each eggplant slice with olive oil.
  2. Brush bread with olive oil. Grill eggplant slices on one side for 6 minutes, turn them, then top with cheese and grill until cheese melts and eggplant is tender.A
  3. Toast the bread on the grill 1-2 minutes on each side. To assemble sandwiches, spread basil mayonnaise on four slices of bread.
  4. Top with cheesy eggplant, onion, tomato and remaining bread slices.
  5. Makes 4 sandwiches.