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Eggplant Panini (Italian Eggplant Sandwich)

Grilled eggplant, pepper and tomato panini sandwich
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, snacks/starters
Cuisine: International Cuisine, Italian cuisine
Keyword: eGGPLANT, mix vegetable, pANINI, sandwich
Servings: 3 sandwich
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • 6 White Bread Slices
  • 1 Eggplant medium sized
  • 2 tbsp Red bell pepper /Shimla mirch
  • 2 tbsp Green bell pepper /shimla mirch
  • 3 tbsp Tomatoes / Tamatar chop and remove the pulp
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1.5 tsp Red paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 3 tbsp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil / Zeitoun Ka Tel
  • 2 tbsp Butter, Unsalted / Makkhan

Instructions

  • Roast eggplant in oven, barbecue grill or on a gas burner, peel and mash the pulp.
  • Heat 2 t.s olive oil in a pan then add chopped bell peppers and saute for 1 minute.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes(wihout pulp), salt, oregano, paprika and 1/2 cup of mashed eggplant.
  • Stir for few seconds and take out in a bowl.
  • Butter the bread slices, heat the grill.
  • Keep the bread slice on the grill, and spread 1.5 tbls mixture over it.
  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese and cover with the other buttered bread slice, drizzle a few drops of olive oil on it.
  • Grill till golden and crisp, take off the grill and cut into desired sizes.
  • Serving Suggestions – Serve as a Snack or Breakfast, and works well with Ranch Dressing, Tomato Ketchup, Tomato Salsa or a mix of Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil.