Make Ahead

Helen's Heavenly Eggplant Appetizer

August 23, 2010
Author Notes

My mother was an adventurous cook and devised this recipe to serve at cocktail parties. Many guests preferred sticking to booze and salted nuts, but one taste usually made converts of even the most eggplant-phobic in the crowd. —CottageGourmet

  • Serves several people dipping crackers and sipping cocktails
Ingredients
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons tahini
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Poke eggplant with a fork several times and put into a preheated 350º oven for 30-45 minutes or until soft. When the eggplant is cool, peel the skin away and mash the insides with a fork.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, put into a bowl and chill the mixture. Serve with crackers.

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