Middle Eastern Eggplant Salad

This simple recipe is full of flavor and is perfect as a dip for crackers or toasted bread.


  • 1 med. eggplant
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt, (or to taste)
  • 1 diced Roma tomato
  • 1/2 diced green pepper
  • 1/2 diced medium onion
  • olive oil to taste.


Peel and dice eggplant into (approx) 1 inch pieces. Place in microwaveable casserole dish. Add lemon juice. Microwave on high 7 minutes. Stir and continue to microwave on high for 7 additional minutes. Let rest, covered 5 - 10 minutes.

Mash eggplant to slightly lumpy pulp. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Serve as side dish, or with chips, crackers or toast points.

By Doggy from TX


February 25, 20090 found this helpful

Is this the same as Baba Ganoush?

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