Turn over, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon sea salt. I know I always have that problem when I invite people over…I can think of the main entree but pairing the perfect side dishes can be tough. If some family members are not watching their carb intake, this eggplant parm of course goes nicely with a side of pasta too. Grilled Eggplant Parmesan. 7. Grilling adds smokiness to the vegetable, and a little bit of olive oil and lemon juice gives it a wonderful flavor! Needless to say at this point my eggplant is really starting to show itself off. Top each with 1 tbsp tomato sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan crumbs. Then spray the slices with olive oil so that they stay together on the grill. Top each eggplant slice with 1 mozzarella cheese slice, and grill 5 minutes or until eggplants are tender and cheese begins to melt. Grill eggplant slices 5 minutes. GRILLED EGGPLANT PARMESAN. That’s it! Finish each stack with a slice of mozzarella. Turn oven to the grill function and grill until the mozzarella has melted and starts to turn golden brown. Enjoy! Our healthier eggplant Parmesan sandwich uses tender, smoky grilled eggplant instead of fried, so it has a fraction of the fat and calories. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. This grilled eggplant Parmesan is a fairly easy way to prepare eggplant! For a super clean and healthy dinner, pair your eggplant parmesan with grilled zucchini. Serve hot, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt and pepper. Then, grill the eggplant for about 5 minutes per side, melting some mozzarella cheese onto the top after flipping. To make these sandwiches a cinch to prepare, make sure to have all your ingredients ready before you head out to the grill. It works on its own, as part of a grilled vegetable platter , or even as a stand-in for a meat patty in burgers. Here the sliced eggplant dipped in egg whites, then dredged in breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Place on grill, and cook until browned, 5 to 6 minutes. I have eaten a lot of different types of Eggplant Parmesan since arriving in Italy, but I much prefer this Grilled Eggplant Parmesan. Since your main dish is already super rich and creamy, it’s nice to balance it out with something light and refreshing. Generously brush both sides of eggplant slices with oil; sprinkle with pepper. This Low-Carb Grilled Eggplant Parmesan makes for a wonderful appetizer or side dish if you have guests coming over and need an idea to serve with lasagna or spaghetti or other traditional Italian foods. This easy eggplant parmesan recipe made on the grill makes a great low carb entree by itself, but the dish also pairs well grilled chicken, shrimp or meat. In Italy, you can always tell how far into summer you are by what is growing in your garden. Flip eggplant slices, and cook until browned on bottom. Grilled eggplant can be one of the great treats of summer—lusciously tender eggplant, with bits of crispy charred edges here and there. Grilled zucchini is also tasty. Roasted Broccolini. Repeat the layers until there are no remaining eggplant slices, reserving extra tomato sauce for serving. Add a layer of eggplant slices to the grill pan.