Recipes and Cooking BBQ & Grilling Grilled Vegetables Lemon Grilled Eggplant Salad 2.3 (3) 1 Review Eggplant slices soak up tons of flavor from the marinade in this vegetarian dinner idea. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 12, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 50 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 preserved lemon, halved ½ cup chopped Italian parsley ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup white wine vinegar ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 large eggplant (1 1/2 pounds), sliced crosswise 1/2-inch thick 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese 2 cup cooked Israeli couscous* Directions Juice preserved lemon; set aside juice. Remove and discard lemon pulp; chop rind. (You can substitute the juice and zest of 1 fresh lemon here.) In a bowl combine preserved lemon juice and rind,1/2 cup chopped parsley, 1/2 cup of the olive oil, vinegar, and pepper; set aside. Generously brush eggplant slices with remaining 1/4 cup oil. Grill eggplant on rack of a covered grill directly over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes or just until tender, turning once. Transfer eggplant slices to a 2-quart square baking dish. Pour reserved dressing over slices; turn to coat. Let stand 30 minutes, gently turning slices halfway through. Serve eggplant and dressing over ricotta cheese and couscous. Sprinkle with additional parsley. * Place 3/4 cup uncooked Israeli couscous and 1 1/4 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand 2 minutes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 637 Calories 49g Fat 38g Carbs 13g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 637 % Daily Value * Total Fat 49g 63% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 532mg 23% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 7g Protein 13g Vitamin C 19.6mg 98% Calcium 157mg 12% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 524mg 11% Folate, total 58.8mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.