Aubergine caviar

Aubergine caviar


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About this recipe: A Mediterranean dip of sweet grilled aubergine accented with onion, olive oil and dill. You can adjust the seasonings to your liking.

Bertha Mann

Serves: 6 

  • 1 large aubergine
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Preheat oven to grill setting.
  2. Wash aubergine thoroughly, then pierce skin with a fork in several places. Place on a baking tray and grill for 8 to 10 minutes, until soft. Turn aubergine over and grill for an additional 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and slice in half.
  3. Scoop out aubergine pulp with a spoon and place in a medium bowl. Mix in onion, olive oil, dill, salt, and pepper. Serve hot or cold with pitta or crusty bread.

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Would be better with cooked onion, the raw onion flavour was too strong. Also needs to be 'pulped' with a food processor. - 20 Jul 2009

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