Grilled Aubergines with Greek Salad

Add a Mediterranean flavour to your barbecue with Lesley Waters's recipe for grilled aubergines served with a tasty Greek salad
By Lesley Waters
Grilled Aubergines with Greek Salad
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main:

  • 2 aubergines
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemons
  • 2 tbsp sprig thyme
  • freshly ground black pepper

For the Greek salad:

  • 24 black olives, pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 85 g tomatoes, diced
  • 85 g feta cheese, diced
  • 1 bunches mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • juice of 1 lemons
  • black pepper

Method

1. Toss the aubergine slices in the olive oil, lemon juice and thyme and season with black pepper. Set to one side.

2. Make the Greek salad. In a bowl, combine the olives, red onion, cucumber, tomatoes, feta cheese, mint, olive oil, and garlic. Set to one side.

3. Cook the aubergine slices on a barbecue for around 5 minutes each side or until cooked and golden.

4. Season the Greek salad with lemon juice, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

5. To serve, transfer the cooked aubergine to a serving dish. Pile some Greek salad onto each slice and serve at once.

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