Don’t eat turkey? No worries. This recipe – using festive, colorful vegetables, goat cheese, and Kontos Rustics Collection™ flatbread – is perfect for Thanksgiving guests who prefer not to eat meat. Fire up your outside grill to produce not only a vegetarian meal for your special guests, but also a healthy, colorful side dish that everyone at the table will love.

Grilled Vegetables on Tandoori Naan Bread

Veg T-giving 2

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 medium eggplant sliced into ¼” slices
  • 1 medium zucchini sliced into ¼” slices
  • ½ cup roasted red sweet peppers (packaged) sliced into ½” strips
  • ½ cup goat cheese
  • 4 slices Kontos’ Rustics Collection Tandoori Naan (Garlic)
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 4 each sundried tomatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 each, Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced


  1. Coat vegetables with the olive oil.
  2. Grill eggplant and zucchini over an open fire until grill marks appear and vegetables are soft.
  3. Lightly brush Kontos Rustics Collection Tandoori Naan with olive oil and place on hot grill until grill marks lightly appear.  Turn bread over and repeat procedure.  Place on plate.
  4. Spread softened goat cheese on Kontos Rustics Collection Tandoori Naan.
  5. Top with grilled slices of eggplant, zucchini and peppers.
  6. Place arugula, sundried tomatoes and olives on top.  Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Serve with assorted olives.