You are here: Home » Recipes » Fire-Grilled Eggplant with Sweet Tomato Gravy Fire-Grilled Eggplant with Sweet Tomato Gravy Recipe by zarlene Yield 6 servings Grilled eggplant gets a summery topping of spicy tomato sauce. Jessica Merchant PrintEmail Ingredients Eggplant and Marinade:3 medium eggplants, unpeeled1/4 cup olive oil1/3 cup lime juice1 teaspoon red pepper flakes2 jalapeno peppers, seeded, finely dicedTomato Sauce:2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing eggplant3/4 cup diced onion2 medium green peppers, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon smoked paprika1 teaspoon garlic salt10 large ripe Arizona tomatoes, chopped¼ to 1 cup vegetable broth, if needed1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles2 tablespoons honey1/2 teaspoon coarse salt Instructions Slice eggplants lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick slices and discard outer slices. Each eggplant should yield about 4 to 5 slices. Combine olive oil, lime juice, red pepper flakes and jalapeño peppers ingredients in a small bowl. Pour marinade over eggplant slices and refrigerate 20 minutes. While eggplant marinates, prepare tomato gravy. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, peppers and garlic; sauté until almost tender. Add paprika and salt. Add diced tomatoes; cook until tomatoes start to break down. Add broth if necessary to keep sauce from sticking. Add green chiles including juice and honey. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Heat a grill. Remove eggplant from marinade. Discard marinade. Place eggplant on hot grill until browned. Flip and grill other side. Move eggplant to outer side of grill and close lid. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer. Remove from grill and place on large platter. Sprinkle with coarse salt. Spoon tomato gravy over eggplant and garnish with additional tomatoes, if desired. Recipe by Darlene Buerger, Peoria, Ariz. .