Eggplant with Fruit

1/4 cup oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1 large eggplant
2 large peaches or 3 large apricots
8 oz bread cheese
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons roughly chopped almonds

Heat grill.

In a bowl, whisk together first 8 ingredients until combined. Stir in cilantro and garlic, set aside.

Trim eggplant and slice lengthwise into 1/2″ thick planks. Halve and pit peaches, slice each half into 3 wedges. Slice cheese into four 1/2″ thick planks.

Brush eggplant, fruit and cheese with dressing.

Grill eggplant and fruit until eggplant is cooked through and fruit has grill marks. Grill cheese 2 minutes per side. Arrange eggplant, fruit and cheese on a platter. Garnish with almonds and cilantro. Cube cheese before serving.

Makes 6 servings.


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