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Char-grilled vegetable gratin

Prepare this tasty vegetable gratin for your family in no time at all. Layered with char-grilled eggplant, zucchini and mushrooms, it is beautiful topped with melted cheese and fragrant Italian pasta sauce.
Char-grilled Vegetable GratinAustralian Women's Weekly



1.Heat a grill plate on medium-high (or grill or barbecue). Meanwhile, combine oil, chilli and garlic in a bowl. Brush vegetables with the oil mixture.
2.Lightly oil the grill plate. Cook vegetables until browned and tender. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil to keep warm.
3.Meanwhile, combine 2/3 cup (160ml) of pasta sauce with beans; heat in the microwave or in a small saucepan until hot. Cover to keep warm.
4.Preheat grill. In four shallow pasta plates, layer 4 slices of eggplant, then a quarter of the zucchini, mushrooms and bean mixture. Top with remaining eggplant slices and remaining pasta sauce. Sprinkle with cheese.
5.Place under grill about 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted and browned lightly. Top with the basil, to serve.

Not suitable to freeze. Bean mixture suitable to microwave.


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