- 2 eggplants, large
- 50 g olive oil
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 onion
- 40 g balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon tomato paste
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 50 g raisins
- 250 g cherry tomatoes
- 50 g water
- 50 g pine nuts
- 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
Roasted eggplants with sweet and sour tomatoes
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- Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
- Cut the eggplants in half, lengthwise. Remove their stem and score them all over, in a crisscross manner using a sharp knife. Make sure you don’t rip or tear their skin.
- Add half of the olive oil, salt, pepper and thyme. Rub all over with your hands to coat.
- Transfer to a baking pan lined with parchment paper, cut side down.
- Bake for 30-40 minutes, until they soften.
- Remove from oven and flip the eggplants over, cut side up. Use a spoon to push on the flesh to create an indentation.
- Heat the remaining olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Finely chop the onion and garlic and add them to the pan. Sauté for 2 minutes, until they soften and turn light golden.
- Add the tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper. Sauté for 1 minute.
- Deglaze pan with balsamic vinegar, remove from heat and transfer contents to a bowl.
- Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the bowl along with the raisins. Mix and divide the mixture over the eggplants. Sprinkle with pine nuts.
- Add the water to the pan and bake again for 15 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven, sprinkle with finely chopped parsley and serve.
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Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
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They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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