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Honey Baked Eggplant Wedges

Baked Honey Cinnamon Eggplant

This recipe was inspired by the post my friend Gwyneth wrote about her trip to Spain and the Tapas that she enjoyed whilst there. You can read about her experiences of Spanish food and drink here.

I was going to wait until my own eggplants were flourishing in the garden until I tried this recipe but it stuck in my mind and I had to give it a try immediately…

Enjoy the flavors of this dish as a side dish or as a lovely main for a meatless meal. Add some black rice, yogurt and fresh coriander to make it more filling, or simply serve with a salad.

Honey Baked Eggplant Wedges
 
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Spanish; Vegetarian
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 eggplant - skin left on
  • generous pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (I used lemon infused)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Cut the eggplant in half and then into four sections to make 8 pieces
  3. Mix the salt, honey, oil and cinnamon in a bowl and brush each piece of eggplant
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden in color
  5. Serve with fresh coriander leaves and if desired plain Greek style yogurt and rice
Notes
Double or triple the recipe as required to make a larger serve
Use any left overs cold on sandwiches or on a share platter

 

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Update: 11/09/2013.

I have added this post to join up with Simple Living and Eating who is hosting a Flavors of the World party, starting with Spain.

Select the image below to see some other great Spanish inspired recipes:

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  • Lizzy (Good Things) September 9, 2013, 7:24 pm

    Yum, just finished eating an eggplant meal for my tea. Love it! Your recipe sounds great, Kyrstie! Thanks for sharing.

  • Krista September 9, 2013, 9:59 pm

    What a delectably simple dish! I’m using eggplant so much more now that I live in Australia and this sounds like a scrumptious way to cook it. 🙂

  • Merryn@merrynsmenu September 10, 2013, 12:14 pm

    I love it Kyrstie! Such a simple and healthy way of cooking eggplant and with honey, I have never, ever tried the two together. My eggplant bushes are only 30cm high so I too, will have to buy one on the way home just to try this recipe. Thank you for sharing 😀 😀

  • Miz Helen September 11, 2013, 10:36 am

    I just love the honey and cinnamon in your recipe, this would be delicious. Hope you are having a good week and thanks for sharing.
    Miz Helen

  • Adelina Priddis September 11, 2013, 11:07 am

    What a simple recipe. I may have to give eggplant a second chance.

    • Kyrstie Barcak September 16, 2013, 11:39 am

      It is worth it Adelina, I have converted Mr Fresh to become a fan 🙂

  • Diane Balch September 11, 2013, 11:21 am

    We happen to love eggplant and keep bees, so anything with honey in it is OK in our family. Pinning and making soon.

  • Diane Balch September 16, 2013, 10:25 pm

    Just wanted you to know that your recipe is being included in a eggplant collection today on Simple Living and Eating.

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