Grilled Eggplant Caprese

grilled eggplant, tomato and mozarella caprese salad on a grey plate with grilled toast in the background

Grilled eggplant caprese features perfectly grilled eggplant, juicy summer tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil. It’s an easy, healthy and delicious summer dish perfect for using seasonal eggplant! (gluten-free, vegetarian, nut-free)




  1. Slice eggplant, tomato and mozzarella into 1/2″ rounds using a sharp knife.
  2. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium high heat.
  3. Brush eggplant with oil on both sides and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill eggplant for 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from grill.
  5. Arrange eggplant on a platter, alternating with tomato and mozzarella slices.
  6. Drizzle with balsamic reduction or balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with basil and serve.


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