Grilling the tomatoes softens their texture a bit but doesn't take away any of their tang.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2001


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4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


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  • Prepare grill.

  • Sprinkle both sides of each eggplant slice with salt. Place eggplant slices on paper towels; let stand 20 minutes. Blot dry with paper towels.

  • Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients (mayonnaise through garlic) in a medium bowl. Remove 1/4 cup mayonnaise mixture; set aside. Add arugula to mayonnaise mixture in bowl; toss gently.

  • Coat both sides of the eggplant slices with cooking spray. Place on grill rack, and grill 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Transfer eggplant to a plate. Coat both sides of tomato slices with cooking spray. Place tomato slices and bread slices on grill rack; grill 2 minutes on each side or until tomato is tender and bread is lightly browned.

  • Place 1 bread slice on each of 4 plates. Top each slice with 1/3 cup arugula mixture, 2 eggplant slices, 2 tomato slices, and 1 tablespoon goat cheese. Drizzle 1 tablespoon reserved mayonnaise mixture over each serving. Top with remaining bread slices.

Nutrition Facts

295 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 6.8g; saturated fat 1.9g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 2g; protein 8.8g; carbohydrates 50.6g; fiber 5.8g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 926mg; calcium 145mg.