Eggplant spread

Description

This eggplant spread is great on crackers, or toasted bread.

Ingredients

1 eggplant (medium)
2 bell pepper (red, seeded)
1 onion (red, peeled)
2 clv garlic (minced)
3 T olive oil
1 1⁄2 t salt
1⁄2 t pepper (freshly ground black pepper)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In 1-inch cubes, cut the eggplant, bell pepper, and onion. Toss into a large bowl with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread them onto a baking sheet. Roasting them until the vegetables are lightly browned and soft, about 45 minutes. Toss once during cooking.
  4. Cool only slightly.
  5. Put the vegetables into a food processor fitted with a steel blade, add tomato paste, pulse 3 or 4 times to blend. Salt and pepper to taste.
Yield
4 servings
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
45
Total time
1 hour

eggplant paste