Grilled aubergines with spicy chickpeas & walnut sauce

Grilled aubergines with spicy chickpeas & walnut sauce

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This vegetarian dish is packed full of great textures and tastes - smoky aubergine, nutty chickpeas and earthy walnuts

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal640
fat45g
saturates10g
carbs39g
sugars16g
fibre13g
protein22g
low insalt0.9g
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Ingredients

For the walnut sauce

  • 200g tub Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 25g walnuts , chopped
  • handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the onion and fry until soft and lightly browned, about 10 mins. Add the chilli, ginger and spices and mix well. Stir in the chickpeas, tomatoes and 5 tbsp water, bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 mins. Add a little salt and pepper and the lemon juice.

  • STEP 2

    Arrange the aubergines over a grill pan. Brush lightly with oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, then grill until golden. Flip them over, brush again with oil, season and grill again until tender and golden.

  • STEP 3

    Mix the yogurt with the garlic, most of the walnuts and coriander and a little salt and pepper. Arrange the aubergine slices over a warm platter and spoon over the chickpea mix. Drizzle with the walnut sauce and scatter with the remaining walnuts and coriander.

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