Bruschetta with roasted brinjal and tzatziki

Add some kick to your meal with this delicious starter.
recipe, starter, vegetables

Recipe from: 25 August 2015
Preparation time: 50 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 3
    small brinjals, sliced
  • olive oil
  • sesame seeds
  • 2
    French loaves, sliced
  • sliced radish, cucumber strips and rocket leaves, to garnish Tzatziki
  • half a cucumber, grated
  • 250
    Greek yoghurt
  • 1
    large clove garlic, crushed
  • 20
    chopped fresh coriander
Servings: Change Serving


Sprinkle the cucumber with salt. Leave to drain in a colander for 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water, then squeeze the juice out of the cucumber. Mix the cucumber with the remaining tzatziki ingredients.

Sprinkle the brinjal slices with salt and set them aside for 30 minutes. Wipe the brinjal slices clean with a cloth or paper towel.

Lay the slices out onto a greased baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Roast in a preheated oven for 15 minutes. Turn each slice over and continue to roast until soft and golden brown.

Toast the slices of French loaf then place a brinjal slice onto each one and top with a small spoonful of tzatziki. Top with a slice of radish and sprinkle with extra sesame seeds. Add a few cucumber strips and rocket leaves to the tray to garnish.

Words and image: Ideas magazine

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