Eggplant soup with figs and pomegranate seeds

March 19, 2013
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  • Serves 4-6
Author Notes

I prefer using greek yogurt for this recipe because it makes it creamier —MarieGlobetrotter

What You'll Need
  • 1 liter vegetable broth
  • 3 eggplants
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yoghurt or plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
  • 1-2 fresh figs
  • 2 tablespoons Pomegranate seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • honey
  1. Wash and peel the eggplants. Cut into dices.
  2. Heat some olive oil in a pan and cook the garlic cloves and aubergines until golden, about 15 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, heat the water in a large pan and add vegetable broth.
  4. Put the eggplants in another sauce pan and cover with enough broth (you don’t necessarily have to use everything. You can add more later if needed).
  5. Add thyme leaves and season with salt and pepper, Cover and cook for five minutes.
  6. In the meantime, cut the figs in dices or slices.
  7. Add the yoghurt and mix the soup with an electric mixer.
  8. Serve and decorate with figs, pomegranate seeds and a drizzle of honey.

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