Aubergines with preserved lemons

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Aubergines with preserved lemons

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Aubergines, Auburn Jeans


Uses up your preserved lemons, that's all.

Paul R Smith
Ready to wrap up and cook
Calories per serving:93
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:25 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:17th January 2013

Preserved lemons

This vegetable dish would make an unusual addition to a picnic and is yet another great use for your preserved lemons.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F - gas 4 - moderate)


  1. Remove and discard the pulp from the lemon and chop the rind into slivers
  2. Cut each aubergine in half lengthwise and make deep slits in the flesh and push the preserved lemon peel into the slits
  3. Brush the flesh side of the aubergine with olive oil and drizzle with the preserved lemon juice
  4. Sprinkle the pieces with the chilli flakes and pine nuts
  5. Wrap each half in its own foil parcel and bake for 20 minutes
  6. Allow to cool

Serving suggestions

Serve at room temperature


Use garlic olive oil or add slivers of garlic into the slashes.

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