Greek Eggplant

Mix with other vegetables if you want

Grill a bunch of grape tomatoes and mix them in with the eggplant.

Eggplant Kebabs

  • 1 eggplant cut into 1″ thick slices
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • Buttermilk
  • Salt/pepper

Salt the eggplant slices and let sit for 30 minutes. Press out as much water as possible from eggplant and cut into cubes. Mix yogurt, mint, garlic and oregano together. Add enough buttermilk to make a thick batter. Season with salt and pepper and mix in eggplant. Let marinate for 30 minutes. Place eggplant on kebabs and grill until browned, about 3 minutes per side. Mix with grilled tomatoes and serve over toasted bread or grit cakes.

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29 Responses to Greek Eggplant

  1. Delicious! I really love eggplant and always looking for new ways to enjoy it.

  2. ChgoJohn says:

    Yogurt, mint, oregano. Now that’s Greek!

  3. Very good dish. Did you know they’re called eggplants because they were originally white and round like eggs. We have them on the stalls here every year, which is how I found out.

  4. Looks lovely! And I’m fascinated at the use of buttermilk to thicken it up too. Tricks I’m learning indeed….

  5. Delicious!
    🙂 Mandy

  6. That looks wonderful!

  7. I love eggplant and enjoy trying new things with it. This sounds like a very interesting and new way..

  8. Eva Taylor says:

    I love grilled eggplant, this sound like a wonderful side dish.

  9. Karen says:

    What an interesting way to prepare the eggplant with the yogurt batter. I have noticed that you have been using yogurt in several of your recipes…very healthy.

  10. Next time we have lamb, this will go with it! Sounds absolutely wonderful!

  11. Mad Dog says:

    Eggcellent – they sound delicious!

  12. egg me on says:

    Ooo … look at the charr marks on the eggplant! What a really cool recipe.

  13. Rachel says:

    Oh yes, please… I have terrible luck cooking eggplant (no idea why, because I do love it!) but I will try this. Anything Greek-ish makes me happy! Mmmm…

  14. Purely.. Kay says:

    That eggplant is calling me. I haven’t had eggplant in so darn long. I love this Greg

  15. Great dish and presentation.

  16. TasteFood says:

    Great use of eggplant. And yogurt. And everything.

  17. i was going to use one word- delicious but then the word that really strikes me when I look at this is beautiful!

  18. Delightful! Look at the beautiful color in that eggplant.

  19. Kristy says:

    We’re grilling eggplants and tomatoes tomorrow night! I’m going to have to remember this one for next time – Mike would love it. 🙂

  20. My daughter loves anything Greek.. these would be a hit here in our home!

  21. rsmacaalay says:

    I could just imagine the smell of that while grilling, one of my favourite smells

  22. The Greek yogurt sounds delicious with the eggplant.

  23. billpeeler says:

    Eggplant is one of those vegetables that I absolutely LOVE, but I feel like I don’t really know what to do with it. I should try this and branch out —–

  24. Yum, that looks great! I visited Greece several years ago and this brings back memories. I’ll be trying this recipe over the weekend, as soon as the eggplant in my garden are ready to be picked!

  25. Carolyn Chan says:

    Delicious vegetarian dish ! I’m with billpeeler with the eggplant thing I will have to try this one out.

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  27. petit4chocolatier says:

    The yogurt and mint sounds so appetizing with eggplant !! Looks great 🙂

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