aubergine salad

Baby aubergine and bocconcini salad

Recipe from: 23 April 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
Stunning as a starter or vegetarian main course.
 
 
 
 
 

Method

 
Heat 30ml olive oil in a griddle pan over medium heat. Halve some of the aubergines and grill the halved and whole aubergines in the griddle pan one minute on each side.

Remove form the pan and place onto a serving dish.

Add the garlic and red chilies to the same pan with the other 15ml olive oil and the lemon juice. Cook for 1 minute and pour into a bowl.

Squash the tomatoes and place on top of the grilled aubergines. Top with the mint, basil and bocconcini balls.

Season the salad with salt and freshly grounded black pepper.

Top with the lemon zest and drizzle with the chilli sauce.

Garnish with extra basil leaves and serve with fresh bread


Reprinted with permission of Pink Polka Dot. To see more recipes, click here.
 

Read more on: meat-free mondays  |  recipe  |  vegetables  |  salads
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Basic basil care
Basil wilts quickly, but will perk up when left in cool water for about 30 minutes. Then blot the leaves dry and store them at room temperature in a tightly sealed bag. If basil is stored in the refrigerator, it turns black.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Instafood24

 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Weinhaus + Biergarten in Cape Town

Craft beer and wine bar.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Up to 60% off - clearance sale!

Save up to 60% on appliances, books, electronics, toys, movies and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

40% off appliances & homeware

Get mind blowing deals on top selling appliances and homeware. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R299

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R299. Buy now!

Philips Pure Essentials Collection Steamer for R767

Easily prepare flavoursome and fresh healthy meals with this multi-tiered food steamer! Now R767. Buy now!

Mellerware Biltong King Food Dehydrator now R299

The Mellerware's Biltong Maker is exactly what you need to produce fresh and tasty dried fruit and biltong. Now R299! Buy now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.