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Barbecue Eggplant

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large eggplant, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle eggplant slices with 2 teaspoons salt; let stand 1 hour. Rinse eggplant well, and pat dry. Sprinkle eggplant with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; drizzle with oil. Let stand 15 minutes.

  2. Place eggplant on a rack in a broiling pan. Broil 5 inches from heat 10 minutes on each side, basting with barbecue sauce the last 3 minutes.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used K.C. Masterpiece for barbecue sauce.