Grilled Eggplant with Honey Mustard Dressing

Eggplant is definitely a summer favorite! I love it because it’s full of antioxidants to help fight free radicals.  Although it is technically a nightshade, not everyone is sensitive to or affected by it in any way. If you’ve been feeling sluggish from the summer heat and ready to try something different for Labor Day grilling, try my gluten free grilled eggplant with honey mustard dressing.  It’s wonderful!

Grilled Eggplant with Honey Mustard Dressing

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Servings: 2
Author: Shannon Garrett, Functional Nurse-Nutritionist

Ingredients

Grilled Eggplant

  • 1 large eggplant top removed and sliced lengthwise
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

Honey Mustard Dressing

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill on medium-high.
  • Brush eggplant slices with olive oil on both sides and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill eggplant slices on the pre-heated grill for 5 minutes on one side and 3 minutes on the other. Remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients until thoroughly combined and creamy.
  • Drizzle eggplant with mustard sauce and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!
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