Author Notes: Classic eggplant salad. —Eden Tosch
Eggplants (3 lbs in total)
cup lemon juice
tablespoons garlic, minced or pounded to a paste
handful parsley, minced
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Put the whole eggplant (stem and all!) into the oven on a parchment-lined tray and roast for about an hour, or until they are soft all the way through.
- When they have cool down, remove the skins, chop the flesh coarsely, and place in a food processor. Add lemon juice, tahini (or yogurt), garlic, and salt to taste, and puree.
- Stir in the parsley and spread into a shallow serving dish. Drizzle with olive oil and serve slightly warm or at room temperature.