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Mediterranean Grilled Eggplant & Summer Squash

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed with garlic press
  Zucchini 1 Medium, cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Yellow squash 1 Medium, cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Eggplant 1 Small, cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Chopped fresh mint 2 Tablespoon
  Crumbled ricotta salata/Feta cheese 1 Ounce
Directions

Prepare vinaigrette: In small bowl, with wire whisk, mix olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Brush 1 side of each vegetable slice with some vinaigrette.
Place vegetables on grill over medium heat and cook, turning once and brushing with remaining vinaigrette, until vegetables are browned and tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
Transfer vegetables to large platter as they are done.
Sprinkle with mint and ricotta salata.
Makes 6 accompaniment servings.
Ricotta salata is a white, firm, lightly salted cheese made from sheep's milk.
Look for it in supermarkets, cheese shops, and Italian groceries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Summer, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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