Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
Print
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the grilled tomato basil relish:
  • 8 ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil plus fresh leaves, for garnish
For the eggplant:
  • 8 slices (2 medium eggplants, ends trimmed and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices)
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 ounces fresh sheep's milk ricotta
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Directions

Heat your grill to high. 

Place the tomatoes in a bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of the oil and season with salt and pepper. Place tomatoes on the grill and grill until charred on all sides, and just cooked through, about 10 minutes. Remove from the grill and coarsely chop. 

Put the chopped tomatoes in a bowl, add the remaining 3 tablespoons of oil, onion, vinegar and basil and gently mix until combined. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. Can be made 4 hours in advance and refrigerated. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Brush eggplant slices on both sides with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Place the slices on the grill and grill until golden brown and slighty charred, 4 to 5 minutes. Turn over and continue grilling until just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. 

Stir together the ricotta and parsley in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper. 

Place the grilled eggplant on a large platter and top each slice with a heaping tablespoon of the ricotta and a heaping tablespoon of the tomato relish.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tahini Grilled Salmon with Sauteed Spinach, Beets with Sesame Seeds, Eggplant Puree and Tahini Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Roger Mooking

Eggplant Parmigiana

Recipe courtesy of Pasquale Sciarappa

Eggplant Parmigiana

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Mom's Stuffed Eggplant

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Eggplant and Pasta Incaciata

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Michele Riggi's Eggplant Parmesan Pie

Recipe courtesy of Michele Riggi

Melanzane Alla Parmigiana (Eggplant Parmigiana)

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Grilled Skirt Steak (Churrasco)

Recipe courtesy of Daisy Martinez

Grilled Scallops

Recipe courtesy of Lan Chirico

On TV

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10pm | 9c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here