Grilled and Baked Aubergine ‘Pizza’

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Debbie Gurley

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Wonderful way to enjoy Aubergines

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Ingredients

  • 3
    medium to large aubergines – cut about 3/4 inch thick
  • 1
    canned tomato sauce or passata
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    fior di latte mozzarella or bocconcini shredded
  • 10 slice
    sliced rosa / baby tomatoes
  • ·
    slices of salami or prosciutto of you choice
  • ·
    grated parmesan
  • ·
    fresh basil leaves
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    salt to taste
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    pepper to taste

How to Make Grilled and Baked Aubergine ‘Pizza’

Step-by-Step

  1. First you need to brush each side of the aubergines with olive oil and then grill them over a medium heat until they have just started to char but are still firm. You don’t want to over cook them at this stage. You can also do this on a griddle pan in your kitchen.
  2. Once they are grilled set them aside on a baking tray and start adding the layers of topping, starting with a thin layer of tomato sauce, then add the cheeses and the other toppings. Bake for about 8 – 10 minutes at 180C and until the cheese starts bubbling.
  3. Move to oven mode and set the temperature to 180 C. Place the aubergine slices on a round pizza baking pan and bake for around 10 – 15 minutes until the cheese and sauces is bubbling and turning brown.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper and serve with a simple mixed green salad or salad leaves and or fresh basil leaves scattered over the top.
  5. Serve with olive oil and salad

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