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Grilled Eggplant With Thyme Butter

Eggplants are great grilled over an open fire. Here is a simple recipe for a side dish that will go with any red meat. If you have a side burner on your grill, you can make the sauce while the eggplant is cooking.

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish

Recipe Ingredients

1   Eggplant
2   Butter - melted
3 tablespoons 45mlFresh thyme
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Slice the eggplant lengthwise (top to bottom) about 3/4" thick. You can leave the skin on. Brush with some of the melted butter and grill approximately 2 minutes per side over a hot fire.

In a saute pan, heat the rest of the butter and cook until it begins to turn brown and foam. Remove from the heat and add the fresh thyme. Add a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper.

Arrange the eggplant on a plate, and spoon some of the hot butter over it. Serve with any red meat.

This recipe yields ?? servings of one slice per person.

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