Roasted Eggplant (Aubergine) Caviar

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stab eggplant and roast in medium-hot oven along with garlic heads (brush garlic with olive oil) turn occasionally, until eggplant collapses and garlic is soft.
  • (You can use parchment paper or silpat pad to line a pan.) Can also be done in a covered grill.
  • Chop onion and red pepper.
  • After eggplant cools, scoop out flesh, discarding rind, and squeeze roasted garlic cloves into eggplant.
  • Either chop or puree eggplant/garlic in a processor or coarsely hand chop the mixture.
  • Add the chopped onion and red peppers but don't process further-the caviar should have crunch from these raw ingredients.
  • Add olive oil, Kosher salt, black pepper (and optional herbs &/or spices) and mix well.
  • Serve with regular or toasted pita, crackers or crudites.
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