Yogurt and Eggplant Dip Recipe

Looking for an easy Yogurt and Eggplant Dip recipe? Learn how to make Yogurt and Eggplant Dip using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Serve with whole wheat naan as an appetizer.

Recipe Ingredients for Yogurt and Eggplant Dip

2 eggplants, cut in half lengthwise and seeded
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 cup fat free yogurt, drained in cheesecloth for 3 hours
1 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
1/4 tsp saffron, dissolved in 1 tbs hot water
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Recipe Directions for Yogurt and Eggplant Dip

  1. Preheat oven to 450. Prick the skin of the eggplants in several places. Place on an oiled baking sheet and roast for about 25 minutes, or until skin is wrinkled.

  2. Remove eggplant from oven, let cool, then peel and mash in a colander.

  3. Heat the oil in a skillet and cook the onion and garlic until golden. Add the eggplant and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes over low heat. Add salt and pepper, remove from heat, and let cool.

  4. Mix the eggplant with the yogurt in a bowl. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with mint, saffron water, and walnuts, if using.

  5. Place the serving dish on a platter. surround with warmed naan and serve.

Categories

Dairy, Vegetables, Appetizers, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 369.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.3g
36%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
889mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
23.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
10.5g
42%
Sugars
11.3g
Protein
10.2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 17% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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