Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Marinated & Grilled Eggplant
Zesty and savory, our Neapolitan Herb Dark Balsamic has just the right amount of acidity to shine in a multitude of culinary Applications. Made from traditional herbs long used in Neapolitan cuisine including, rosemary, marjoram, thyme, garlic, and sage. It will boost your next salad, marinade or BBQ to the next level...try this recipe now!
1/3 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1/4 cup Neapolitan Herb Dark Balsamic
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil + 2 tablespoons for grilling
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 medium eggplant (3/4 pound), peeled and sliced about 1/3" thick
In the bowl of a food processor or blender add the oil, vinegar, parsley, salt, and pepper.
Pulse to finely chop the parsley. Pour into a bowl and reserve.
Preheat an outdoor charcoal, gas grill or a grill pan until smoking hot. Brush the eggplant slices on each side with olive oil and then arrange the slices on the grill to cover it without crowding. Cook the eggplant until tender and well marked, 3 to 6 minutes on each side.
Pour the marinade into a shallow dish and dip the hot slices into the marinade and set it aside on a plate. Continue grilling and dipping the eggplant until all the slices are cooked and seasoned. Spoon the rest of the marinade over the cooked eggplant and then cover the dish with plastic wrap and set aside to marinate at room temperature for about 2 hours (or refrigerate for longer). Serve at room temperature.