Zaalouk(Eggplant Salad) Recipe

Eggplant Zaalouk is a salad and is also used as a dipping. You can have it with different other vegetables and crusty bread.Zaalouk is a delicious and nutritious preparation that can be served hot or cold. Because eggplants and tomatoes are the stars of the dish, we recommend buying organic ripe produce for the best flavor. 

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42minstotal
10minsPrep
32minsCook
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32m.Cook
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Ingredients for Zaalouk(Eggplant Salad) Recipe

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 3 tomatoes peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon 2 olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions: Zaalouk(eggplant Salad) Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Start by peeling and dicing the eggplant. You can either peel all the eggplant skin or leave half of it, depending on your taste (preferably keep half the skin as it adds a little flavor and crunch to it.

step 2

  • STEP 2.Boil the eggplant cubes by adding a dash of salt to the water for 20 – 30 minutes. Drain away the water from the eggplant cubes and press them with a spoon until all the excess water is released.

step 3

  • STEP 3.Take a pan on medium heat, add the olive oil, garlic, and saute them for a minute or so. Then add the tomatoes, eggplant, and spices to your pan, mix well and cook them for 30 minutes.

step 4

  • STEP 4.Once they are cooked crush the eggplant and tomatoes with a ladle or a spoon while they are cooking until you end up with a puree.

step 5

  • STEP 5.Add the vinegar to the eggplant and tomatoes puree, and cook for another 5mins, mix them well and it

step 6

  • STEP 6.S ready to serve.

step 7

  • STEP 7.Serving zaalouk is served either hot or cold, with crusty bread.

step 8

  • STEP 8.Bonne appetite!
Nutrition
value
290
calories per serving
18 g Fat10 g Protein22 g Carbs16 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    16g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    16g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    266mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    6648mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    203mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    184mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    145mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    189mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp