11 Reviews

Was looking for a recipe for baba ganoush, but very happy to have found this instead! The two of us had it tonight with salad leaves, smoked meat & cheese, but fortunately there's enough left to have with falafels & tahini sauce tomorrow! (Only nuts in the cupboard were walnuts which I can recommend!) Many thanks for an excellent recipe!

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Tina and Dave September 03, 2012

This was very good. I had to use the sun-dried tomatoes in oil so skipped step 1. Otherwise made no major changes - I used sliced red onion not chopped, half kalamata and half green olives, pine nuts instead of almonds, and just one lemon (it was very juicy - I probably could have used less than one). I did use the optional mint. Served with steaks and baked potatoes for Father's Day lunch and the family all enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing!

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flower7 June 20, 2010

Yum! Really delicious, and great new way to use eggplant. I left out the bell pepper and used oil-packed tomatoes, but still delicious. Next time I think I'll cut the salt back a bit and cut the eggplant down into smaller cubes. Thanks for a treat! UPDATE - a year later: I just made this again with some more changes -- I reduced the salt, omitted the paprika, used diced cucumbers in lieu of parsley, white onion instead of red, and pine nuts. Served with lettuce in a whole wheat pita pocket -- FABULOUS!

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Allisonsdinner April 28, 2008

I love this recipe. I stumbled across it while looking for a Japanese eggplant salad recipe that I misplaced. However, this one was a wonderful blend of flavors - mint included. Thanks for posting.

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Marsha Mazz February 10, 2008

I picked to make this because it looked like an elegant way to make an eggplant, and that was true. The flavors are so complementary to each other, really creative. I made it as written, but no mint. Used 1.5 lemons, but probably should have used the other half also. I had special guests today, and this really fit the bill. Thanks, this will definitely be on my list to make when guests come over from now on. Step 3 did take considerable longer than 8 min, maybe 15.

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AniSarit October 26, 2007

Loved this nutritious and flavorful salad -- and have made it twice now. Once was for family, and then today I made it for a potluck/BBQ. It was a hit both times! I added two items to the mix -- coarsely chopped zucchini to the cooked vegetable mix, and a can of drained garbanzo beans to the uncooked part of the mix. I also used fresh seeded tomatoes rather than dried or oil-packed for a burst of fresh flavor. I think the spices are perfect just as they are, though the second time I made it, I added a half teaspoon of chili powder to the spice blend. It added just a touch of warmth, and was quite delicious. This is a keeper recipe, and works well with feta cheese crumbled on top for another layer of salty flavor. Delicious!

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FireRaven July 07, 2007

I love this salad! It's great for lunch, in larger servings, or as an appetizer. Mmmmmmmm....

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Amanda230 April 01, 2007

The taste of this salad was out of this world! I made some extensive substitutions since I looked up the recipe at the last minute: green bell pepper for red, white onion for red, oil packed tomatoes for dried, regular salt for sea (used 1/2 tsp.), black olives for green, no almonds, no mint. I'm sure the original is even better, but even with substitutions, it was a five-star way to use the rest of an eggplant. I will note that the children did not like the look of it and would not eat it. Usually this takes the recipe down to a four star, but I figured I wasn't making it for them anyway! Thanks Sue!

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Donut Chef February 15, 2007

This salad is absolutely amazing! I just wish I could rate this higher than 5 stars, this has all of my favorite ingredients that blended so well together, I added in the mint, great recipe Sue, thanks so much!...Kitten:)

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Kittencal@recipezazz March 30, 2006

I agree with najwa, this one is a keeper! thanks! We had to cook the eggplants slightly longer than suggested, and used lots of mint, which I grow on my balcony. We enjoyed the salad this evening at the lake. Excellent. Thanks.

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tigerduck June 26, 2005
Moroccan Eggplant (Aubergine) Salad