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Grilled Eggplant And Zucchini

Eggplant is the best kind of vegetable which is to say itrsquos a multi tasker that can take on many different and delicious forms and be incorporated into all kinds of recipes.

Grilled eggplant and zucchini. Serve at room temperature as a side dish to grilled fish or as a starter on toasted bread. Zucchinis are 94 h2o. Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables i make it year round and have a ton of zucchini recipes. Try it with grilled eggplant or chicken for a hint of persian flavor.

It can stand up to being grilled or fried tastes bomb when breaded like in eggplant parmesan or eggplant rollatini and lives its best life when roasted stewed or sauteacuteed for ratatouille baba ghanoush. In a sieve or colander drain zucchini squeezing to remove excess liquid. Press lightly to flatten. Roast for 7 minutes flip pieces over and cook for another 8 13 minutes making 15 20 minutes total.

During the summer months i love grilling zucchini as a side dish to serve with chicken fish or meat. Despite this lineup of bright summery looking zucchini recipes the fruit yes fruit has a sad watery reputation. Nutty tahini adds rich flavor and creaminess which gets a lovely lift from the hit of lime juice. For the grilled veggies i used a sliced portabello mushroom fresh green pepper walla walla sweet onions and some frozen red and yellow pepper slices.

Caponata is a sicilian dish with eggplant zucchini tomato and peppers traditionally cooked in oil and vinegar and flavored with sugar raisins capers olives and pine nuts. Its tangy sweet crunchy and salty all at the same time. Sadly it is more commonly either overcooked and flavorless or undercooked and spongy. If you like it a little.

Drop batter by scant 23 cupfuls into oil. Its fast easy and delicious. The eggplant and mushroom were oven roasted as described in the recipe except that i used an olive oil spray quicker and easier than brushing with oil. Pick up fresh zucchini from the farmers market if you canlocal varieties are flavor champs compared to those youll find at the grocery store.

It works on its own as part of a grilled vegetable platter or even as a stand in for a meat patty in burgers. Arrange zucchini sticks in a single layer on the baking sheet without touching. In a small bowl combine the zucchini onion bread crumbs eggs salt and cayenne. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium low heat.

Grilled eggplant can be one of the great treats of summerlusciously tender eggplant with bits of crispy charred edges here and there. Gently stir in chopped egg whites. Well actually the watery bit is really a fact. Roast zucchini in the oven.