Griddled aubergines with yogurt & mint

Griddled aubergines with yogurt & mint

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Makes a great starter, accompaniment to grilled meats, or ciabatta filling

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal105
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre4g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.33g
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Ingredients

  • 4 small aubergines, sliced into 1cm/½in thick rounds

    Aubergine

    oh-ber-geen

    Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 150g pot natural yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

  • juice of ½ lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • small bunch mint leaves, coarsely chopped

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

Method

  1. Drizzle the aubergine slices with olive oil and a little salt and pepper, and toss in a bowl. Heat a griddle pan until hot and cook the slices on both sides until soft and lightly charred; you’ll need to do this in batches. Leave to cool slightly on a serving plate.

  2. Meanwhile, mix the yogurt with the lemon juice, garlic and mint in a bowl. Season the mixture to taste. Drizzle the yogurt mixture over the griddled aubergine and serve at room temperature.

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Comments (4)

Steph22's picture

I've never cooked aubergine before. Can I pre griddle the slices earlier in dau then warm through in oven before dressing and serving?

catie74's picture

Use parsley or coriander instead of mint as hate mint, but a nice simple side dish

loz_kelly79's picture

Tasty, made it as part of a Moroccan themed dinner party :)

smoothiestar's picture
5

Tasty!Good alongside a curry or something similar as the yogurt cools the hotness or spiceness of it.

Questions (1)

Steph22's picture

Can I pre griddle the aubergine slices earlier in the day then warm through in oven before dressing and serving?

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