Marinated Baby Eggplants with Pine Nuts and Raisins

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by evelynathens

This is a wonderful addition to an antipasto platter.

Top Review by JanetSmith154

Found baby eggplants at the farmer's market here in KC, and made this for dinner that night at the restaurant where I work. HUGE HIT!!! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the grill to high.
  2. Place the eggplants, cut side up, in the grill pan and brush with a little of the olive oil.
  3. Grill for 10 minutes, until slightly blackened, turning them over half way through cooking.
  4. To make the marinade: Put the remaining olive oil, the lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, pine nuts, raisins, sugar and bay leaf in a clean, screw-top jar.
  5. Add the red pepper flakes and salt and pepper and mix well.
  6. Place the hot eggplants in an earthenware or glass bowl, and pour over the marinade.
  7. Leave to cool, turning the eggplants once or twice.
  8. Serve at room temperature.

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