Grilled Balsamic Eggplant, Onions and Tomatoes with Thyme

Enjoy this grilled vegetables recipe that can be ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for side dish.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
4
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
teaspoons oil
2
garlic cloves, minced
4
(1/2-inch-thick) slices eggplant (1/2 small eggplant)
2
medium yellow onions, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
2
small tomatoes, halved
Coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 Heat grill. In blender container or small bowl, combine vinegar, thyme, salt, oil and garlic; blend or stir until well mixed.
  • 2 When ready to grill, carefully oil grill rack. Brush both sides of eggplant and onion slices with vinegar mixture. Place eggplant and onions on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals; cover grill. Cook 5 minutes.
  • 3 Brush tomato halves with vinegar mixture. Place tomatoes, cut side down, on grill. Turn eggplant and onions; brush with vinegar mixture. Cook 5 minutes.
  • 4 Turn all vegetables; brush with vinegar mixture. Cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until onions are crisp-tender.
  • 5 To serve, brush remaining vinegar mixture over vegetables; sprinkle with pepper. Place on serving platter.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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