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Egg & veggie pittas

Egg & veggie pittas

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Cram wholemeal bread pockets with healthy aubergine, beetroot and carrot, then add a garlic and dill yogurt and eggs

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving


  • 1 aubergine , cut into thick rounds
  • 1 ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp agave nectar or golden caster sugar
  • 1 raw beetroot , grated
  • 1 large carrot , peeled and julienned
  • ½ small red onion , very finely sliced
  • 4 tbsp 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 2 wholemeal pitta breads


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Put the aubergine slices on a baking sheet, season, brush with oil and bake for 15 mins. Turn, spread with the harissa, and bake for another 5 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, carefully lower the eggs into a pan of boiling water, turn down the heat and simmer for 10 mins. Run under cold water to cool, peel and put to one side.

  • STEP 3

    In a bowl, mix the vinegar and agave or sugar with some seasoning, then tip in the beetroot, carrot and onion. In another bowl, mix together the yogurt, dill, garlic and seasoning. Toast the pittas and split them in half. Slice the eggs and put them inside the pittas with the spicy aubergine rounds and some of the beetroot salad. Spoon in the yogurt and serve with any of the remaining aubergine, salad and yogurt on the side.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2014

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