Aubergine Recipes Recipes

Aubergine, Tomato & Parmesan Bake Recipe (Melanzane alla Parmigiana)

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, crushed 6 tbsp olive oil 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 4 aubergines, cut into long, 5mm thick slices 85g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), freshly grated 20g pack basil, leaves torn 1 egg, beaten Method Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. In a shallow pan, mix together the garlic and 4 tbsp of the olive oil. Cook over a high heat for 3 mins, tip in the tomatoes, then simmer for 8 mins, stirring every now and then. Stir in the tomato…

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Veggie moussaka with an easy low-fat topping

SERVES 6 PREP TIME 20 MINS COOKING TIME 1 1/2 HOURS PER SERVING 230 CALORIES, 6G FAT 1tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 carrot, finely diced 2 x 400g Puy lentils, drained 200ml vegetable stock 400g chopped tomatoes 1tbsp tomato purée 2tsp ground cinnamon Small bunch of oregano, chopped 1 bay leaf 1tbsp lemon juice 2 aubergines, sliced 300ml 0% fat Greek yoghurt 1 egg 30g Parmesan, finely grated 1. Heat the oven to 180˚C/350˚F/gas mark 4. In a large pan with a…

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Baba Ganoush dip

I like Baba Ganoush dip/spread – here’s a Nigel Slater recipe, I’ve used. The recipe The principal ingredients are aubergines, garlic, lemon juice, tahini and olive oil. Scooped up with warm flatbread, this is perfect outdoor or picnic food. Pierce the skins of 3 large aubergines with a fork then grill over hot coals or the flame of a gas hob till the skin has charred and the flesh is very soft. Scrape the flesh from the charred skin and whisk with 2 crushed cloves of garlic, the juice of…

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Aubergine Antipasti by Carole

I love aubergines sliced thinly sprinkled with garlic olive oil (pop a couple of garlic cloves in an ordinary olive oil bottle and leave for a couple of months or crush a garlic clove with olive oil) and a very little salt and baked in the oven as an Italian antipasti. Can be server hot or cold with cold meats, Italian ciabatta and fresh tomatoes with oil, balsamic and basil. Similarly red peppers. Kind Regards , Carole.

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Greek Aubergine Dip (Melitzanosalata) from Ian W

This is my adaptation of an internet recipe…. worked well in the last couple of weeks on Kalymnos! Ian W Ingredients 1 large aubergine c100g Greek yoghurt 1 medium-sized clove of garlic c1 tablespoonfuls extra virgin olive oil squeeze of lemon salt to taste Preparation Chop garlic glove(s) into slivers, make slits in the aubergine and insert fully so that the skin closes around the garlic. Either cook directly on the gas/electric ring– turning the aubergine as each part in contact with heat begins to char – can be a…

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