Let's Dish: Christmas Eggplant Boursin Rolls

One cheese that is loved by just about everybody is and is irresistible, is Boursin cheese. Rolling it up inside of slices of grilled Japanese eggplant makes a unique appetizer, perfect for your Christmas dinner.
December 21, 2013 5:43:11 AM PST
One cheese that is loved by just about everybody is and is irresistible, is Boursin cheese. Rolling it up inside of slices of grilled Japanese eggplant makes a unique appetizer, perfect for your Christmas dinner.

The best thing is that you can make them a day ahead of time, and keep them in the refrigerator until you need them. Let's Dish host Chris Koetke has the recipe. You can find more recipes likes this on the Live Well Network.

Recipe for Christmas Eggplant Boursin Rolls

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time:8 minutes
Yield: about 12 rolls

Ingredients:

1 Japanese eggplant (the long, thin, lightly colored eggplant)
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 package of Boursin cheese (about 5.2 oz)

Preparation:

1. Remove ends of Japanese eggplant. Slice lengthwise into thin slices. Cut the slices in half. Brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

2. Grill slices just until softened. Remove from grill and let chill.

3. Spread a thin layer of cheese and roll up tightly.