Before you tell me you hate eggplant and cast off this recipe, hear me out: I’m not a big eggplant fan either. I think Eggplant is pretty spongy and bland. In fact, it’s probably one of my least favourite vegetables!
Grilled eggplant slices have a cutlet texture that’s sturdy enough to stand up to sauces, toppings, and fillings. Here, they are rolled around a tomato-and-olive filling for a veg version of a classic Italian beef recipe.
There seemed to be a perfect storm of savory Italian tart recipes that landed in my inbox within the last month. I first saw a Zucchini Lasagna Tart and then a Fresh Tomato Tart not too long after. I saved