Grilled aubergine with creamy dressing

Grilled aubergine with creamy dressing

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Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A delicious grilled aubergine dish, finished with a creamy dressing, ready in 5 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal220
  • fat22g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.03g
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Ingredients

  • 2 aubergine, sliced lengthways into 5mm/¼in slices
    Aubergine

    Aubergine

    oh-ber-geen

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

  • olive oil for cooking
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp thick Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste (sesame seed paste)
  • squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander

Method

  1. Heat a griddle pan or grill. Brush each aubergine slice with olive oil. Cook in batches for 2-3 mins, turning once, until softened and lightly charred. Arrange on a serving platter and season with pepper.

  2. To make the dressing; whisk the remaining ingredients until well combined and season to taste. Drizzle over the grilled aubergines, then serve at once.

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Comments (2)

jacquila_sunrise's picture
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Lovely but the tahini does overpower a bit so would halve the quantity. Great with the moroccan spiced tuna as suggested :o) Good for weekday meal.

lkrc87's picture
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I used the amount of yogurt specified in the recipe but used a lot less tahini paste (I used about half a teaspoon) and used about 1/4 of a clove of garlic as I'm not a huge fan of raw garlic! I also missed out the fresh coriander. It was really nice though and will make it again

Questions (2)

Steph22's picture

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

goodfoodteam's picture

Thank you for your question. Yes, you could pre-griddle the aubergine, allow to cool, cover and pop in the fridge and then reheat when you're ready. Let us know how you get on!

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