Eggplant Spread (Baklazhannaia Ikra)

Total Time
34hrs 30mins
Prep 30 hrs
Cook 4 hrs 30 mins

The combination of these ingredients will tempt your palate. Recipe comes from recipegoldmine. Cook time includes CHILL time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prick eggplant 3 or 4 times with fork. Wrap green pepper in aluminum foil. Place eggplant and green pepper in shallow baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees F until eggplant is very soft, about 35 minutes; cool. Remove skin from eggplant and seeds from green pepper; chop eggplant and green pepper.
  2. Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until onion is tender. Stir in eggplant, green pepper and remaining ingredients except bread. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.
  3. Place mixture in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides, until smooth, about 1 minute. Cover and refrigerate until very cold, at least 4 hours.
  4. Serve with bread.