nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • Calories: 245
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Total Fat: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 24 mg
  • Sodium: 773 mg
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Sugar: 9 g

Broiled Eggplant Steaks with Gorgonzola Cheese

Broiled Eggplant Steaks with Gorgonzola Cheese

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

30 minutes or fewer   Feature luscious summertime eggplants as a light main course, and dress them up with chopped tomatoes, sprinkles of Gorgonzola cheese and capers.
  • 1 ½-lb. eggplant, cut into 8 slices
  • 4 Tbs. pesto
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 oz. crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 4 Tbs. capers, drained
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to broil. Line baking dish with foil, and set aside.
  2. Arrange eggplant slices in dish, and brush tops with 2 Tbs. pesto. Broil until tops begin to brown and eggplant begins to soften, 3–5 minutes. Turn over using a spatula, and spread remaining pesto on second sides. Broil about 5 minutes more. Remove from oven.
  3. To serve, arrange eggplant steaks on individual plates, and top each with equal amounts of tomatoes, Gorgonzola cheese and capers. Sprinkle with pepper.
May 2005

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