Melenzana Alla Griglia Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Eggplant1 Large
 Italian salad dressing1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Rosemary1 Teaspoon
 Oregano1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Tomato sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Parmesan cheese2 Ounce, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 193 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 9.6 mg

Sodium 798.6 mg33.3%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 7 g14.4%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 18%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Peel eggplant and make slices along the width of 3/4-inch.
2) In a bowl, place the eggplant slices with salad dressing, rosemary and oregano.
3) Let it marinate for 1 hour and drain the marinade.
4) In a baking sheet, place the eggplant slices.

5) In the broiler, place the baking dish at 3 inches distance from a medium-low flame for about 5 minutes on each side until the slices are tender and lightly browned.
6) In an 8-inch-square baking dish, arrange the eggplant and tomato sauce in alternate layers.
7) Season each layer lightly salt and pepper.
8) Sprinkle grated cheese on top.
9) Place inside the broiler again for about 2 minutes or until cheese is brown.

10) Serve by garnishing with more cheese, if required.