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Lebanese Eggplant Salad


Lebanese Eggplant Salad

The star of today’s salad is the “Eggplant”.

Did you know that it has been used for controlling and managing diabetes thanks to the high fiber and low soluble carbohydrate?


Lebanese Eggplant Salad



Eggplant| 1

Tomato| 1 cup diced fresh tomato

Bell pepper| 1 cup diced bell pepper

Onion| ½ cup chopped spring onion (or any kind of onion)



Parsley| ½ cup chopped

Lemon| 1, juice of lemon

Olive oil| 5 tbsp.

Garlic clove| 1 minced

Add Pomegranate molasses, salt, pepper to taste



1. Lightly rub eggplant with olive oil


2. Put the whole eggplant as is, (only cut and remove the stem from the top) in a roasting pan with 1/2” of water in the bottom of the pan.


3. Roast in 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until eggplant is tender but still firm.


4. Chill immediately.


5. Peel eggplant when cool enough to handle then cut it roughly into small/medium diced pieces and put in salad bowl.


6. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix gently.


7. Serve at room temperature.


Healthytude Tip: Serve as a side to rice or quinoa for a vegetarian option or with grilled or baked fish, meat or chicken for non-vegetarian option.


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