Grilled Eggplant with Vinaigrette and Pecorino CheeseServings: 6.

Prep Time: 50 mins.

Total Time: 1 hr.


  • 1 whole eggplant, cut lengthwise into 1/8-inch slices
  • 6 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon granular sugar substitute (sucralose)
  • 1 garlic clove, pushed through a press
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 Teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 Ounce-weights Pecorino Romano cheese


  1. Sprinkle eggplant with salt and place in a colander for 15 minutes to drain bitter juices. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Brush slices with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Grill or broil 3 minutes per side, until very lightly charred. Arrange slices in a circular pattern on a platter.
  2. Combine remaining 4 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, sugar substitute, garlic, parsley, oregano, black, and red pepper and a pinch of salt. Drizzle over eggplant slices.
  3. With a vegetable peeler, shave slices of Romano cheese over eggplant.

Nutrition information:
Per serving: Net Carbs: 3 grams, Fiber: 3.1 grams, Protein: 9.0 grams, Fat: 22.2 grams, Calories: 244. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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