Grilled Eggplant Roll Ups with Pesto Ricotta | Recipe

Grilled Eggplant Roll Ups with Pesto Ricotta Eggplant Roll Ups

Ingredients

  • 2 medium eggplants
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup pesto
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat a stovetop grill pan or outdoor grill over high heat.
  2. Cut the eggplants lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices
  3. Brush the eggplant slices evenly with olive oil on both sides.
  4. Grill the eggplant slices in batches for about 3-4 minutes for each side.
  5. Allow eggplant to cool slightly.
  6. Mix the pesto, ricotta cheese and lemon juice together in a small bowl.
  7. Spread a tablespoon of the mixture evenly over each eggplant slice.
  8. Remove from heat and roll up the eggplant slices, place on a plate seam-side down
  9. Add more olive oil if desired, and serve immediately.

 

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