Melanzane alla griglia

Grilled eggplants

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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

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  • 2 large eggplants (aubergines), sliced about 3 mm (⅛ in) thick horizontally
  • 185 ml (¾ cup) extra virgi


Put the eggplant slices in a colander. Sprinkle with salt and leave for about 30 minutes to allow the bitter juices to drain away. Rinse and pat dry.

When the coals are ready, put the eggplant slices onto a chargrill (griddle) about 20 cm (8 in) away from the coals. Grill for a few minutes on each side or until grill marks appear and the eggplant is cooked through. Transfer them to a pl