Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto


Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Mediterranean flavors for this recipe where cauliflower and purple eggplant are bound together with a Greek-style "pesto".
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Last modified on: September 4th 2022

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42 min.14 min.56 min.
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Stage 1 - 30 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Prepare 700 g cauliflower, then cook it in boiling salted water until tender.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Drain and set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Wash, dry and cut into slices, about 1 cm (0.5 inch) thick, 500 g egg-plant or aubergine.

These are purple eggplants, but if you don't have any, use regular eggplants, not too big in this case.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
In a large saucepan over medium heat, pour 4 tablespoons olive oil and when it is hot, add the shallot.

Add salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute without browning.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Add the eggplant and mix well.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Grill them to your liking, stirring occasionally.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Add the cauliflower.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto
Then add 150 g Greek Pesto, mix well and let it warm up.

Just before serving, add the chopped parsley.
Remarks
It may be tempting at step 7 to add more oil as the eggplant absorbs a lot of it, but it is not necessary.

You can add a squeeze of lemon juice before serving.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the refrigerator, protected by a stretch film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,384 Kcal or 5,795 Kj87 gr107 gr291 gr
69 %33 %10 %44 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
96 Kcal or 402 Kj6 gr7 gr20 gr
5 %2 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
346 Kcal or 1,449 Kj22 gr27 gr73 gr
17 %8 %3 %11 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.98 €
  • Per person : 1.50 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
CauliflowerCauliflower: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Two-cheese vegetable gratin, Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Quartet of brassicas with cream , Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock , Gratin with Parmesan flavours, ... All
Egg-plant or aubergineEgg-plant or aubergine: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Ratatouille confite, Moussaka, Two-cheese vegetable gratin, Vegetable tian, Madras rice, ... All
Greek PestoGreek Pesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rabbit with mustard, Chorba, Montlebon toast, Feta in olive oil with herbs, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, ... All
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