Roasted Aubergine with Mint & Chilli Oil

Preparation time: 
20
min -
Published on
August 8, 2019

Roasted aubergine has a beautiful meaty texture, making it an all rounder for many sorts of dishes. It can be enjoyed as a salad, like this recipe, used as a ‘sponge’ to soak up delicious sauces, or paired with fresh vegetables or grilled meat.

Nutrition

For
1 serving

Ingredients

6 as side
servings

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180–200°C
    2. Slice the aubergine into 1cm rounds, lay flat on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 30–40 minutes, turning halfway through, until golden on each side.
    3. While the aubergines roast, make the dressing by mixing together mint, chilli, lime juice and olive oil. Season to taste and adjust mint, lime and chilli to your liking.
    4. Serve the aubergines on a flat plate and drizzle with the dressing—enjoy hot or cold!