Persian Eggplant Dip

2018-07-11T17:10:10+00:00Appetizer, Vegetarian|

This is a very healthy and tasty dip made with roasted eggplants.  The recipe is simple and the trick to its delightful taste is the caramelized onion and golden garlic together with a hint mint…all together in a smoky, creamy and silky eggplant.   Since I had the eggplant dip (Kashke Badmjan) at a local Persian restaurant I wanted so bad to make it at home…when I noticed these huge, really huge eggplants at Trader Joe’s I saw the opportunity to try and I end up bringing home two of this gigantic eggplants. Eggplants are healthy in spite of a large amount of water. Eggplants contain dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. After searching the internet for inspiration, I end up [...]

Eggplant Lasagna


This is a recipe of baked layers of eggplant with ground meat sauce in between and topped with melted mozzarella cheese...a different version of the classical lasagna. I love eggplant but sometimes I find it hard to make dishes with it…this time I decided to substitute the pasta used in lasagna for eggplants…it is easy to make, and it is delicious. I always make extra for next day lunch… The recipe is pretty simple…and you can use whatever meat sauce that you use for pasta, therefore it can consist of turkey, pork, beef, or the mix of them. Just let your imagination flow… Ingredients: 2 large eggplant All-purpose flour 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil Your favorite meat sauce Mozzarella [...]