Salmon & Eggplant Grilled Cheese

Who says grilled cheese has to be with bread? Grilled eggplant pairs wonderfully with smoked salmon, roasted red bell pepper & goat cheese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Meme

Ingredients

  • 1 small eggplant cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 medium roasted red bell pepper
  • 4 oz smoked salmon
  • 3 oz goat cheese

Instructions

  • Sprinkle each side of the sliced eggplant with salt. Let sit for 5-10 minutes on a towel {or paper towel}. Wipe off any moisture that accumulates.
  • Preheat a grill pan/panini press. Add eggplant and grill for about 3 minutes per side. Remove from grill and set aside to cool for a few minutes.
  • Spread goat cheese on each slice of grilled eggplant. Top half of the slices with salmon and a few slices of red bell pepper. Top with a slice of eggplant {with the cheese side facing the inside}.
  • Grill the eggplant until the cheese is melted, about 3-5 minutes. Enjoy!