Grilled Eggplant and Pepper Salad

Grill the eggplant and peppers the day before a party, then, at the last minute, put the vegetables together, add the cheese, and dress the salad.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. gluten-free Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled and sliced into ½" rounds
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut in half
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut in half
  • 12 cups mixed baby greens
  • 4 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Mix together the vinegar, oil, mustard, and salt and pepper in a cruet. Shake well.
  • Brush eggplant slices with 4 tablespoons of the dressing and grill for 3 minutes on each side. Let cool. Grill the peppers skin-side down until charred. Place in a paper bag. Let cool, then peel off the skin. Cut into pieces.
  • Just before serving, toss the greens with the eggplant, peppers, and mozzarella. Whisk the remaining dressing and pour over the salad.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. gluten-free Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled and sliced into ½" rounds
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut in half
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut in half
  • 12 cups mixed baby greens
  • 4 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Mix together the vinegar, oil, mustard, and salt and pepper in a cruet. Shake well.
  • Brush eggplant slices with 4 tablespoons of the dressing and grill for 3 minutes on each side. Let cool. Grill the peppers skin-side down until charred. Place in a paper bag. Let cool, then peel off the skin. Cut into pieces.
  • Just before serving, toss the greens with the eggplant, peppers, and mozzarella. Whisk the remaining dressing and pour over the salad.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein1g