Free Healthy Recipe - Roast Eggplant, Garlic and Caramelised Onion

Dairy free, Low carbohydrate, Wheat Free

Copyright John Paul Urizar

Serve this dish as a snack with raw veggies and crackers or, as a base for grilled lamb with an accompanying side salad or steamed spinach.

1 small eggplant
5 large cloves garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
1 large brown onion, finely chopped
1 tsp cumin
½ lemon juiced

Roast the eggplant and garlic under the grill until the skin of the eggplant is blackened and the garlic is soft.
While the eggplant is cooking, heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onion for approx 20 - 25 minutes until it's soft and sweet.

Squeeze the garlic out of it's skin, and with the cumin and lemon juice puree until smooth in the food processor. Add the eggplant and process just enough to combine but retain texture. Stir through the onion, season and serve with mini Roma tomatoes, slices of zucchini and unleavened crackers.

Note: Onions are the most widely used vegetable in the world with numerous healing properties. Amongst many other health benefits onions are believed to reduce the risk of many cancers, kill detrimental bacteria in the intestine, lower elevated blood sugar levels and eliminate excessive bronchial mucus.

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Ready in: 40 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Entree, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 449 kj
Calories 107 kcal
Fat 9.4 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 3.4 g
Total Protein 1.3 g
Fibre 2.3 g

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