Elevate your culinary experience with these delectable Smoky Paprika Eggplant Stacks. The perfect combination of smokiness and rich flavors makes this dish a standout choice for any occasion.
Smoky Paprika Eggplant Stacks
- 2 large eggplants, sliced
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- Preheat your grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
- In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Brush both sides of eggplant slices with the paprika mixture.
- Grill the eggplant slices for 3-4 minutes per side or until tender.
- In a separate bowl, mix ricotta and Parmesan cheese until well combined.
- Stack grilled eggplant slices, alternating with a dollop of the cheese mixture.
- Repeat the layers, finishing with a sprinkle of Parmesan on top.
- Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve immediately.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories – 280, Fat – 18g, Carbohydrates – 20g, Protein – 10g