Eggplant spread


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


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)


Preheat oven to 400°F.

In 1-inch cubes, cut the eggplant, bell pepper, and onion. Toss into a large bowl with garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Spread them onto a baking sheet. Roasting them until the vegetables are lightly browned and soft, about 45 minutes. Toss once during cooking.

Cool only slightly.

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.

Total time
1 hour
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


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