Recipe: Roasted Greek Style Eggplant

unnamedThis recipe comes to us from the folks at Nature’s Garden Express, an online grocery delivery service that sources local & organic foods. Check out their website to see if their services suit your needs and come visit them at our Grant Park Farmers Market! This recipe will yield a tasty dish that celebrates the flavors of late summer. Serve it with crusty bread or over orzo and enjoy!


  • 1 eggplant
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup Pitted Kalamata Olives, sliced
  • ½ cup Chevre cheese
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, minced
  • fresh parsley for garnish, chopped
  • salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 375. Slice the eggplant cross-wise into thick coins, then rub the slices with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper then lay the slices in a single layer on a sheet tray. Roast for 20-30 minutes, until the eggplant is tender and browned. Remove from oven and carefully move the eggplant slices to a serving plate. Top the eggplant with the tomatoes, olives, onion, cheese, and parsley. Season the dish with salt and pepper and serve immediately.



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