Vegetable Burgers with Eggplant and Tomato on Ciabatta Bread


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 1/2-inch thick eggplant rounds
  • 2 (3-4 oz.) meatless patties
  • 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon or 1 tsp. dried
  • 2 3-4 inch square pieces ciabatta, split horizontally
  • 2 large 1/2-inch thick tomato slices
  • Mixed baby greens

  • Directions

    1. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat.

    2. Sprinkle eggplant with salt and pepper.

    3. Add eggplant to skillet; sauté until brown, about 3 minutes per side.

    4. Add patties to same skillet. Sauté until patties and eggplant is cooked throughout, about 3 minutes per side.

    5. Blend mayonnaise and tarragon in small bowl; season with salt and pepper.

    6. Spread mayonnaise mixture on bottom half of each bread piece.

    7. Top with patty, eggplant, tomato, greens and bread.