Summer Grilled Eggplant Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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Summer Grilled Eggplant Salad
Crunching on a fresh romaine salad in the summer is refreshing, especially when paired with the right dressing and other ingredients. But salads don’t have to be limited to greens to deliver those summer feels. Try this grilled eggplant salad that features classic flavors of summer like fresh herbs and tomatoes.
Serving Amount
  • 2 eggplants, sliced 1/2-inch thick

  • Spray oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 14 cup pine nuts

  • 12 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped

  • 14 cup feta cheese

  • 1 lemon, wedged for serving

  • 13 cup tahini

  • 1 lemon, juiced (or ¼ cup lemon juice)

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 14 cup filtered water

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Step 1

    Preheat grill and prepare grates by spraying with oil. 

  • Step 2

    Spray each side of the eggplant slices with spray oil and season with salt and pepper. 

  • Step 3

    Grill eggplant slices on each side until grill marks appear and are golden brown. 

  • Step 4

    On a plate or in a bowl, add eggplant slices, sliced cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, parsley and feta cheese. Drizzle dressing on top and serve with a lemon wedge. 

  • Step 5

    In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth. Serve with eggplant salad. 

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