Vegetarian: Eggplant Caviar - pareve

Posted by : Beth Greenfeld

This comes from the Jewish Family and Life website.


Eggplant Caviar With Onion Matzah Crackers (Pareve)
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 1 hour
Cooling Time: 3 hours or overnight

1 large eggplant or 2 medium ones
3 tbsp. olive oil
3 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
3 tbsp. finely chopped scallions
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
baby lettuce or spinach leaves

Wash the eggplants and prick them with a fork in several places. Place on a cookie sheet and 
bake at 350 degrees until soft, about an hour. Let cool.
Peel the eggplants, and place the pulp in a large bowl. 
Add the rest of the ingredients, and mash with a wooden spoon. 
Season to taste with more salt, pepper or lemon juice. 
Serve with onion matzah crackers on beds of baby lettuces or baby spinach leaves. 

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