Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartine

by on August 23, 2011

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Yesterday’s White Bean-Chive Hummus lay the foundation for today’s hugely flavorful (and also quite healthy) Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartines.

The term “tartine” simply refers to an open-faced sandwich. You want to start with a nice-sized slice of grilled bread for this one to accommodate a good layer of hummus and a mound of these incredible marinated grilled vegetables. I first let the eggplant, zucchini and bell peppers get comfortable in an herb paste of aromatic dried herbs, olive oil and balsamic vinegar then grilled them in quick batches on the panini maker. I added some rings of grilled red onion and sprinklings of feta and chives. I didn’t think it was possible to enjoy an open-faced vegetable sandwich this much!

 

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1 Jeanette August 24, 2011 at 4:49 am

Tartines are so much fun – love the bean spread and grilled vegetables, right up my alley!
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2 Koko @ KokoLikes August 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm

This looks AMAZING, I have to make the hummus and try this too!
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3 megan @ whatmegansmaking August 26, 2011 at 6:08 am

this looks so healthy and so good!! This is my kind of sandwich 🙂
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4 Karina August 30, 2011 at 2:52 pm

I love Mediterranean grilled vegetables. What a lovely sandwich idea. I’m going to switch out the bread for gluten-free, and chow down.
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5 Sandra's Easy Cooking September 8, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Oh wow..that is such a great combination, and very delicious looking sandwich! Love the picture too!
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6 Siobhan Landis September 20, 2011 at 8:32 am

Nice! I love roasted vegetables, and you can’t go wrong adding some feta cheese! You’ve chosen some really nice vegetables for this recipe, too – love the addition of japanese eggplant!

I make a curried vegetable tart (also with feta cheese) that’s another winner – give it a try!

http://www.naturallyradiant.info/site/curried-feta-tart/

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7 AikoVenus October 27, 2011 at 7:45 pm

This sounds absolutely delicious – so healthy and full of vegetables, colors and flavor! ^^

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