dish
Grilled Eggplant Sandwich

4
Serves
264
Calories
15
Nutrients
12
Vitamins

Ingredients

4 teaspoons olive oil
1 clove garlic , finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped, fresh basil
2 small eggplants
1/2 cup cream cheese, low-fat whipped , or goat cheese
2/3 cup spinach , washed and dried
4 slices of tomato

Cooking Instructions

For the eggplant:
1. Preheat the grill.

2. Mix the olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of the basil together. Slice the eggplants lengthwise into 1/2" slices. Brush the slices on both sides with the olive oil mixture.

3. Grill the eggplant slices until they become soft in the center, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

For the sandwiches:
4. Mix the cheese, the remaining teaspoon of basil, salt and pepper together. Set aside.

5. Spread 4 halves of bread with the cheese mixture, then top with the spinach or arugula, a slice of tomato and a few slices of eggplant. Place the other half of the bread on top.

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 4
Calories
264
Protein
7 g
Total Carbohydrate
39 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Soluble Fiber
2 g
Insoluble Fiber
2 g
Sugar
9 g
Total Fat
10 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Monounsaturated Fat
5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
6 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
10 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
58 %
Percent Calories from Fat
32 %
Vitamin A
798 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
0 mcg
Vitamin C
10 mg
Vitamin D
1 IU
Folate
41 mcg
Vitamin E
1 IU
Vitamin K
21 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
43 mg
Iron
2 mg
Phosphorus
93 mg
Potassium
522 mg
Sodium
357 mg
Zinc
0 mg