Don’t be sad summer’s over””celebrate the good times you’ve had by firing up the grill for a “final run of the season” this Labor Day. Make the menu veggie-friendly with hearty grilled eggplant, dipped in olive oil and sprinkled with spicy chili powder and exotic cumin. Thick-cut rounds are perfect piled on a bun as a burger alternative, or serve them along with your favorite barbecue sides for a healthier holiday meal.
1. Heat grill to medium heat.
2. Dip eggplant into oil, then season with sea salt, pepper, chili powder and cumin.
3. Grill eggplant in a single layer for 4 minutes per side.
4. Remove and drizzle with lemon juice.