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Roasted eggplant with cherry tomato quinoa tabouli

Tuesday, 28 March 2023 / Topics:

  • Time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Difficulty easyPeasy

Ingredients:  (Serves 4)

2 Eggplant, cut into thick wedges
1 Punnet cherry tomatoes
1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon extra
Pinch of salt
1 Cup quinoa
4 Spring onion, thinly sliced
½ Bunch parsley, leaves picked
½ Bunch mint, leaves picked
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tablespoons pomegranate molasses
1 Tablespoon sumac
⅓ Cup roasted almonds, roughly chopped
100g Feta, crumbled



  • Preheat oven to 220°C. Arrange eggplant and cherry tomatoes on a lined baking tray. Sprinkle over one tablespoon oil and salt. Roast for 15 minutes or until vegetables are golden and tender.
  • Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Boil quinoa for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Combine quinoa, cherry tomatoes, spring onion, mint and parley in a large bowl. In a small bowl, stir together lemon juice, pomegranate molasses and remaining one tablespoon oil. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
  • Divide quinoa tabouli between serving plates. Top with roasted eggplant and sprinkle over sumac, almonds and feta.


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  • Energy 475cal
  • Total Fat 23.8g
  • Sat Fat 5.7g
  • Total Carb 42.1g
  • Sugar 15.7g
  • Sodium 344mg
  • Protein 15.3g
  • Fibre 14.0g