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Grilled Eggplant Parmigiana

Updated on June 14, 2014

If you love Eggplant Parmigiana, then please try this variation with grilled eggplant. If you have never tried Eggplant Parmigiana, try this recipe and you will surely become a fan. I love the extra flavor that grilling gives to this dish. Add a quick salad and garlic bread and you will have a feast!

Grilled Eggplant Parmigiana is a recipe that you can make and have fun with variations. Here are just a few ideas:

1. Add mushrooms, onions or spinach.

2. Add seasoned cooked shrimp.

3. Spice it up, with some red pepper flakes or jalapenos.

4. Experiment with different cheese blends and sauces.

Serving Size

Serves: 6


  • 2 medium eggplant, ends removed.
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared marinara sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend


  1. Cut eggplant into 1 inch slices.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Grill for about 5 minutes on each side.
  4. In a greased 9 X 13 baking dish, layer sauce, eggplant and cheese, repeat.
  5. Bake at 375F. for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.


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      Eugene Samuel Monaco 3 years ago from Lakewood New York

      Eggplant Parmigiana is one of my favorites, I like all of the variations you have here. I've never thought of grilling the eggplant and will be giving this a try. Thanks for just another great recipe!!

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      Diana Grant 3 years ago from United Kingdom

      This looks delicious and I will certainly try it. I was even interested enough to Google "Marinera Sauce", as I've never heard of it and thought it might be seafood sauce. In fact it was a tomato-based sauce, and something I make and use all the time without knowing the name.