1/2 loaf italian or french bread
While browning, brush other side with oil, turn and toast. Remove from grill. Place toasted bread on a cookie sheet and top each with pesto.
1 small purple eggplant
1 large red pepper roasted and peeled (divided into 4 pieces)
4 slices mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup basil pesto
1 cup marinara sauce
1/2 cup olive oil to which 1 slivered garlic clove has been added
Slice 4-3/4 inch thick pieces of bread from loaf. Brush one side of each with oil. Place on hot grill (may use broiler) until toasted.
Slice eggplant into 1/2 inch slices. Cook eggplant in the same manner as bread.
Remove eggplant from grill or broiler and place each slice on top of each slice of bread. Place one piece of roasted pepper on top of each slice of eggplant and one slice of mozzarella cheese on top of each pepper.
Bake in 450 degree oven until cheese melts. Remove and serve at once on a bed of marinara sauce. Serves 4
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