Aubergine and Tomato Pie Recipe

aubergine and tomato pie

Ingredients for Aubergine and Tomato Pie:

  • 2 lb (900 g) aubergines
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 lb (450 g) tomatoes
  • ¼ pint (150 ml) plain yogurt
  • 4 oz (112 g) cottage cheese
  • 1 oz (28 g) grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Method for Aubergine and Tomato Pie:

  1. Slice the aubergines, sprinkle with salt and leave to drain over the sink in a colander for about 1 hour.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a pan, add the onion and fry until softened. Crush the garlic and add to the onions.
  3. Blanch and peel the tomatoes and chop  – removing the seeds if preferred. Add to the onions and garlic.
  4. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, mix together the yogurt and cottage cheese and season to taste.
  6. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and cook the aubergines on both sides until golden. Drain on kitchen roll.
  7. Arrange a third of the aubergines in an oven-proof dish. Cover with half the tomato mixture and then top with half the yogurt mixture. Repeat the layers, finishing with aubergines.
  8. Sprinkle with the grated Parmesan cheese and cook in a preheated oven at Gas Mark 4 (180°C/350°F) for 35 to 40 minutes.

This Aubergine and Tomato Pie Recipe serves 4. A satisfying dish as the centre of a vegetarian meal or with lamb

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Aubergines, Recipes using Herbs, Vegetarian Recipes, Garlic, Oven Baked Dishes, All Recipes, Tomatoes

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