Community Recipe
from [psfreeman]

Grilled Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Eggplant

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:40 Minutes
  • Cook time:10 Minutes


  • 4 eggplants, halved lengthwise, and the centers scooped out
  • 2 slice(s) center-cut bacon
  • 1/2 cup(s) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup(s) shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup(s) minced green onion
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chopped seeded tomatoes


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crispy.

3. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, and crumble bacon.

4. Combine bacon, cheeses, and the next 4 ingredients through garlic in a bowl, stirring to combine.

5. Divide cheese evenly, and fill eggplant halves.

6. Place eggplant halves cheese side up on grill, cover and grill 8 minutes, or until bottoms are charred, and cheese mixture is lightly browned.

7. Place eggplant halves on serving platter.

8. Sprinkle with tomato and cilantro.

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