Grilled Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stacks

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi™ 5-in-1 Indoor Grill with 4-Quart Air Fryer
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 24 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Grilled Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stacks

Enjoy this delicious appetizer on a warm summer night!


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


  • 1 eggplant, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 beefsteak or heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 12 large basil leaves
  • 1/2 lb buffalo mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • Sea salt

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Insert the grill grate and close the hood. Select GRILL, set the temperature to MAX, and set a time to 14 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating.  

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile in a large bowl, toss the eggplant and oil until evenly coated. 

  • Step 3

    When the unit beeps to signify it has preheated, place the eggplant on the grill grate. Close the hood and grill for 8 to 10 minutes, until charred on all sides. 

  • Step 4

    After 8 to 12 minutes, topped eggplant with one slice each of tomato and mozzarella. Close the hood and grill for minutes, until the cheese melts.