Spicy Eggplant Dip

Eggplant caviar recipe
This spicy dish can be dipped with crudités or spread on crackers or bread. Consider it for your next party buffet!

Ingredients

 1 medium eggplant
 1 medium-sized onion, sliced
 ¼ cup olive oil
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon tahini
 ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
 1 plum tomato, chopped finely
 1 small roasted red pepper, chopped finely
 ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C).

2

Prick eggplant and bake in a pan for 45 minutes.

3

Remove from oven and allow to cool. Remove skin and cup pulp into small chunks. Squeeze or press excess liquid from eggplant.

4

In a small skillet, sauté onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for about 5 minutes or until translucent.

5

Add the eggplant with the remaining ingredients, except the tomato, pepper, and parsley, to a blender jar or food processor bowl. Purée until smooth.

6

Add the chopped tomato, red pepper, and parsley and mix until well combined.

7

Serve with crudités, crackers, and small slices of a French baguette.

Serves 6

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Ingredients

 1 medium eggplant
 1 medium-sized onion, sliced
 ¼ cup olive oil
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 tablespoon tahini
 ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
 1 plum tomato, chopped finely
 1 small roasted red pepper, chopped finely
 ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C).

2

Prick eggplant and bake in a pan for 45 minutes.

3

Remove from oven and allow to cool. Remove skin and cup pulp into small chunks. Squeeze or press excess liquid from eggplant.

4

In a small skillet, sauté onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for about 5 minutes or until translucent.

5

Add the eggplant with the remaining ingredients, except the tomato, pepper, and parsley, to a blender jar or food processor bowl. Purée until smooth.

6

Add the chopped tomato, red pepper, and parsley and mix until well combined.

7

Serve with crudités, crackers, and small slices of a French baguette.

Serves 6

Spicy Eggplant Dip