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Smoky Eggplant and Melon Wraps

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“Entered for safe-keeping. From June 2012 Vegetarian Times. Instead of cured ham, these use smoky grilled eggplant to contrast with cantaloupe.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
24 wraps
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Quarter eggplant lengthwise,a nd slice into 24 long-very thin strips using mandoline or sharp vegetable peeler.
  2. Whisk together oil, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, paprika, cumin, and salt in 9-inch square baking dish. Add eggplant strips, and let marinate 10 minutes.
  3. Heat gas grill to high. Grill eggplant strips 2 minutes per side, or until strips are very tender and have pronounced grill marks.
  4. wrap 1 strip grilled eggplant around each melon chunk, and secure with toothpick.

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