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Tray roast eggplant & sweet potato with crispy chickpeas & spiced yoghurt

Tray roast eggplant & sweet potato with crispy chickpeas & spiced yoghurt
Dinner, Lunch, Quick/Under 30 mins

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SERVES:
4
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate
PREP TIME:
10 minutes
COOK TIME:
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant, sliced 1cm thick rounds
  • 2 medium sweet potato, sliced 1cm thick rounds
  • 1 red onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 1/3 cup olive oil 
  • Salt, pepper
  • 1 tin chickpeas, drained, rinsed and dried well
  • 1/2 tbsp  ground cumin
  • 1 cup Natural yoghurt
  • 1/2 tbsp  sumac
  • 1  lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • Handful each mint, dill, picked
  • 1/4 cup each pepita and sunflower seeds, toasted
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Method

  • Preheat oven to 210C and line 2 baking trays with baking paper
  • Lay the sliced eggplant and sweet potato onto one of the baking trays and scatter the onion wedges. Brush the veggies with 3 tbsp of oil & season with salt and pepper. 
  • Toss the chickpeas with 2 tbsp olive oil, cumin and a little salt and pepper then scatter onto the other tray.
  • Roast both trays for approx. 20-25 minutes until the vegetables are lightly coloured, cooked and the chickpeas are crisp. You may need to keep the chickpeas in for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Combine the yoghurt, sumac, juice of ½ lemon and garlic in a bowl, seasoning to taste with a little salt and pepper.
  • To serve, layer the roast veggies onto a tray or serving platter and scatter with the chickpeas. 
  • Drizzle over the pomegranate molasses, spoon over the yoghurt and scatter with the herbs, seeds and serve with the remaining lemon to squeeze over.

Notes

Recipe supplied by Chef Tom Walton.

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as required. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for personalises advice.


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