Eggplant BLT Sandwich

Eggplant BLT Sandwich

YIELDS: 4 Servings PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 30 mins TOTAL TIME: 40 mins

1 medium eggplant
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
8 slices thick cut bacon
½ cup goat cheese
Cucumber slices
Baby spinach
Pickles
Marinara sauce
Chipotle mayo
Sliced tomato
4 ciabatta rolls
Tools 
Cutting board 
Knife 
Baking sheet 

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Slice the eggplant into 1/2" thick slices and place on a large baking sheet along with the sliced mushrooms.
  3. Drizzle both sides of the eggplant slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss the mushrooms with some olive oil and season as well.
  4. Roast everything for 25-30 minutes, until nicely browned and softened.
  5. To assemble, toast the ciabatta rolls.
  6. Place a slice of eggplant and some mushrooms onto the bottom bun and top with some warm marinara sauce and crumbled goat cheese.
  7. Next, add a couple slices of bacon, a couple of tomato slices. Drizzle with chipotle mayo.
  8. Top with some baby spinach, cucumber slices, and pickles.
  9. Place the top of the bun on and dig in!