Grilled Eggplant with Lemon Aioli
Grilled Eggplant is a healthy and flavorful side dish with crispy-edged that pairs well with many meals. It is super easy to prepare with just a few basic ingredients.
Servings 6 servings
- 2 small eggplants cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- salt and pepper to taste
Combine olive oil, soy sauce and lemon juice in a small bowl.
In another small bowl combine garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
Arrange the eggplant slices on a baking sheet.
Brush the slices with the oil mixture on both sides.
Sprinkle with the seasoning mix on both sides. Let stand for 5-10 minutes.
Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, brush with a bit of olive oil.
Add the eggplant and place something heavy on top (cast iron skillet) or just press it firmly with a spatula.
Grill on both sides for about 3-4 minutes or until the eggplant is a little tender and has pronounced grill marks.
Serve with lemon aioli.
Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg