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Cat Cora’s roasted eggplant with Greek yogurt, pomegranate, and za’atar

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Total Time
50 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
If you don’t have pomegranate seeds, sprinkle the finished dish with fresh parsley or mint instead.

Ingredients

eggplant(s)

2 medium, Italian-variety

olive oil cooking spray

4 spray(s)

za’atar spice blend

2 Tbsp, divided

kosher salt

1 pinch, or to taste

black pepper

1 pinch, or to taste

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), or more if you love garlic!

kosher salt

1 pinch

plain fat free Greek yogurt

¼ cup(s)

pomegranate seeds

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place a baking sheet inside oven to heat.
  2. Slice stems off eggplants, then slice each eggplant in half lengthwise. Score flesh in a diamond pattern using a paring knife, cutting deep - but not through - the skin. Coat eggplant with cooking spray; season with 1 ½ Tbsp za’atar, salt, and pepper. Remove pan from oven; place eggplant halves, skin side down, on pan. Roast until tender, 35-40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mince garlic on a cutting board; sprinkle with salt. Using the side of your knife, scrape salted garlic on cutting board until a paste is formed; place paste in a small bowl. Add yogurt and remaining 1/2 Tbsp za’atar; mix until combined.
  4. To serve, top eggplant with yogurt sauce; sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.
  5. Serving size: 1/2 roasted eggplant with 1 Tbsp yogurt

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