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How To Cook Eggplant On A Gas Grill

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Cook eggplant Eggplants are a perfect candidate for gas grilling for several reasons. 1 - Grilling enhances the flavor and texture of this delicious and versatile vegetable. 2 - The flesh of eggplants takes on an irresistible smoky flavor when grilled. 3 - Being quick to cook, the easy heat controls on a gas grill help prevent over cooking and buring. So, with no further ado, let us see how to grill eggplant perfectly.










Steps to Cook Eggplant

  1. Select large purple colored eggplants for grilling.                                                                                                                              Cook eggplant
  2. Wash eggplant well under cool water.
  3. Trim the stalk and the base.
  4. Place it on a cutting board and slice into rings of 1 to 2 inch thickness.
  5. Season slices with salt, pepper, garlic powder and sprinkle olive oil over them.
  6. Let marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat grill to medium temperature and make sure that the grates are clean.
  8. Place eggplant slices on grill. Alternately, place them in a grill pan.
  9. Grill for about 7 to 8 minutes and then flip eggplant over and grill for another 7 minutes.
  10. Eggplant becomes tender and soft on grilling.
  11. Serve grilled eggplant with Parmesan cheese.


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Tips to Cook Eggplant on a Gas Grill

  • Make sure that eggplant does not dry out on the grill.
  • Do not marinate for more than 30 minutes, since eggplant tends to get mushy when marinated for a long time.


Cook eggplant on the grill and serve as side dish for pastas, chicken, pork or seafood.


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How To Cook Eggplant On A Gas Grill