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Roasted Eggplant Spread Recipe with Tomatoes and Peppers

Roasted eggplant spread recipe with tomatoes and peppers, a lovely Fall appetizer full of flavour.

Overhead shot of a white rameskin of roasted eggplant spread, a slice of bread with spread and a baguette

Roasted eggplant spread recipe with tomatoes and peppers is a delicious starter usually served with bread of any kind. It’s a popular recipe in Romania, usually made in Autumn when aubergines (eggplant) and peppers are in season.

It can also be stored in air-tight jars to be enjoyed later on in winter. A quick, inexpensive and healthy vegan-friendly recipe. Enjoy it for breakfast, or just as a healthy snack in between meals, it’s absolutely delicious.

I don’t usually get preserves ready for winter, but my mum does. Oh my Lord, she is such a busy bee in Autumn, getting tons of jars ready for winter, from jams, to spreads, pickles, compote  and all sorts of other goodies. And one of everybody’s favourite is by far this roasted aubergine spread.

A white rameskin of roasted eggplant spread, a slice of bread with the spread on it and a small baguette

Roasted aubergine spread with tomatoes and peppers

Roasted aubergine spread with tomatoes and peppers

I like to make enough of the day tough, since I don’t have that much space for storing, and it disappears in seconds anyway. Even kids love this recipe, and that says a lot about it. With fussy kids, one can never know what to expect, and it feels great to see the whole family enjoying your cooking.

It goes to show that veggies can be very tasty too, without the addition of meat. I do like meat, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes having a break from it can work wonders for your body.

You can still get all your nutrients you need from vegetables and other food, so that’s not a big problem. So, who’s in for a slice of Fall goodness?

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Roasted eggplant spread recipe with tomatoes and peppers
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Roasted Eggplant Spread Recipe with Tomatoes and Peppers
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 
Roasted eggplant spread recipe with tomatoes and peppers, a lovely Fall appetizer full of flavour.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Romanian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 388 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
Ingredients
  • 3 aubergines
  • 2 red peppers
  • 2 yellow pepper
  • 2 onions
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C (428 Fahrenheit).

  2. Place the (eggplant) aubergines and peppers on a roasting tray and roast until the flesh is soft, this might take about 45 minutes. The peppers will be ready a lot quicker, so do keep an eye on them.

  3. When the aubergines and peppers are ready, allow them to cool, then peel, remove the seeds from the peppers and chop the aubergines finely. The peppers can be left in bigger chunks, if you prefer.
  4. Next, peel and chop the onions.
  5. Heat up the oil in a pan, add the onions and fry until soft.
  6. Chop the tomatoes and add them to the pan, stirring until they become mushy.
  7. Add the aubergines and peppers and stir well.
  8. Mix in the vinegar (it can be of any kind), and season with salt and pepper.
  9. When the spread starts to bubble, remove from the heat and decorate with chopped parsley.
  10. It can be served either hot or cold.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Eggplant Spread Recipe with Tomatoes and Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 1200mg 50%
Potassium 2820mg 81%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 25%
Dietary Fiber 29g 116%
Sugars 40g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 123.4%
Vitamin C 517.9%
Calcium 13.3%
Iron 19.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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