This sweet-tart pomegranate dressing is delicious on smoky grilled eggplant. You can also try it with grilled squash.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-low. (If you are using a charcoal grill, coals are ready when you can hold your hand 5 inches above grill for just 7 seconds.) Brush eggplant wedges on all sides with 2/3 cup oil, and season with 1 teaspoon salt.

  • Place eggplant on grill rack in a single layer. Cover grill, and cook, turning occasionally, until softened and lightly charred, about 8 minutes total.

  • Meanwhile, whisk together molasses, lemon juice, garlic, mint, remaining 2 teaspoons salt, the pepper, and remaining 2/3 cup oil. Add warm eggplant, and toss.

Cook's Notes

Eggplant can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.