Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Sandwich with Castello® Blue Cheese Spread

45min Ingredients for 4 servings

Blue cheese spread   
¼ cup Castello® Danish Blue Cheese   
¼ cup ricotta cheese   
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

Sandwich   
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar   
2 tablespoons olive oil   
1 teaspoon rosemary   
1 clove garlic, minced   
Salt and pepper to taste   
1 medium eggplant, sliced ¼-inch thick   
4 medium tomatoes, sliced   
4 small decorative bell peppers   
4 ciabatta rolls, toasted   
12 fresh basil leaves

Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Sandwich with Castello® Blue Cheese Spread

Preparation

Prepare the blue cheese spread:  Combine the blue cheese with the ricotta and basil.  Set aside. 

Prepare the sandwiches:  Whisk the vinegar, oil, rosemary and garlic.  Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Prepare the grill.  Brush the eggplant, tomato and peppers with balsamic marinade.  Grill the vegetables until soft.  Spread the bottom of the rolls with blue cheese spread.  Layer the grilled vegetables with the basil leaves. 

Serve warm or room temperature. 

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