Eggplant (Aubergine) Salad

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a popular Romanian dish. My grandma used to make this every weekend for an appetizer. Eat with stale, or toasted bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bake the eggplant at 350 for about an hour, until very soft.
  2. Remove and peel while still hot under running cold water.
  3. Remove the seeds (if there are too many).
  4. Place in colander and drain liquids.
  5. While eggplant is draining, dice the onion and green pepper.
  6. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil, and add onion over medium heat until translucent.
  7. Add green pepper and cover with lid.
  8. Let pepper cook until soft.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Put eggplant in food processor and mince.
  11. Add the pepper and onion to the eggplant, then the mayonnaise.
  12. Season with salt and pepper.
  13. chill before serving.


Most Helpful

I imagine your grandmother didn't use a food processor! I also didn't use one for this. I fried garlic together with the peppers and added the raw eggplant (cubed) to the (deep) frying pan to cook together. Delicious!

Mom of 10 January 09, 2006

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