Surprise your friends and family at your next gathering with this delicious and beautiful appetizer!
2 Large Eggplant – Peeled and Sliced Lengthwise
2 c. Balsamic Vinaigrette – Favorite Recipe or Brand
1 Package Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese – Room Temperature
6 Pieces of Cooked, Diced Bacon
1 Jalapeno – Deseeded and Small Diced
¼ tsp Sea Salt
1 tbsp Roasted Garlic
1-2 tbsp Smoked Paprika
1.) Place the eggplant in a large bowl and dowse with dressing
2.) Allow the eggplant to marinate 1 hour in the dressing, tossing the vegetables around every 10 minutes in order to evenly absorb the marinade
3.) Arrange the eggplant on a preheated grill over a medium flame and grill evenly on both sides to thoroughly cook but not char. Allow to cool
4.) Place room temperature cream cheese in a bowl and stir in the roasted garlic and jalapenos
5.) Thoroughly fold in the bacon, slat and pepper
6.) Now spread a thin layer of the cream cheese spread on an entire slice of eggplant and roll
7.) Repeat for all eggplant and lightly sprinkle each with the paprika
8.) They are now ready to serve
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