Here, the sesame oil and charcoal turn garden-variety romaine, eggplants, and tomatoes into a robust vegetable trio.

Recipe by Real Simple August 2001


Credit: Andre Baranowski

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6 to 8 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Using a whisk, combine the soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, sherry, ginger, and crushed red pepper.

  • Light a charcoal grill and allow the coals to burn until covered with gray ash or heat a gas grill to medium. Brush the cut sides of the eggplant wedges with the marinade and place on grill. Grill 5 minutes. Brush the romaine and tomatoes and place on grill. Baste the eggplant and turn and cook until all the vegetables are fork-tender, about 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 37mg; 94 calories; carbohydrates 17g; fat 2g; fiber 7g; iron 1mg; protein 4mg; sodium 584mg.