- 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing grill
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 (10-ounce) eggplant, cut crosswise into 12 (1/4-inch-thick) slices
- 1 (5-ounce) yellow squash, cut crosswise into 8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices
- 1 (5-ounce) zucchini, cut crosswise into 8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices
- 3/4 cup uncooked couscous
- 1 small red onion, cut into 4 (1/4-inch-thick) rings
- 1 vine-ripened tomato, cut crosswise into 4 slices
- 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella, divided
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, plus additional leaves for garnish
- calories 309
- fat 10 g
- satfat 3 g
- monofat 6 g
- polyfat 1 g
- protein 10 g
- carbohydrate 46 g
- fiber 6 g
- cholesterol 8 mg
- iron 1 mg
- sodium 157 mg
- calcium 145 mg
How to Make It
Whisk together first 6 ingredients. Reserve 1/4 of vinaigrette. Add eggplant, squash, and zucchini. Let stand 20 minutes.
Bring 1 cup water to a boil, and stir in couscous. Remove pan from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; cover and keep warm.
Preheat a lightly oiled grill or grill pan over moderate heat until hot but not smoking. Cook eggplant, squash, zucchini, and onion, turning, 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and tender. Cook tomatoes 30 seconds per side or until grill marks appear. Make 4 stacks, beginning with a slice of eggplant, then 1 tablespoon mozzarella. Continue stacking vegetables, ending with 1 tablespoon mozzarella. Grill stacks (or bake at 350° for 5 minutes), covered, 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Stir reserved vinaigrette into couscous with chopped basil; spoon onto plates. Top with stacks. Garnish with additional basil, and serve.
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