Broiled Eggplant with Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe

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Broiled Eggplant with Cilantro Vinaigrette
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  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Halve eggplants lengthwise. Brush cut sides with 1/4 cup oil and season with salt. Arrange as many eggplants, cut sides up, as will fit in 1 layer on rack of a broiler pan and broil 2 to 3 inches from heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Turn oven setting to 450°F. and move pan to middle of oven. Roast until tender when pierced with a fork, about 12 minutes. Repeat with remaining eggplants.
  3. Blend remaining 1 1/2 cups oil and remaining ingredients in a blender until emulsified.
  4. Serve eggplants at room temperature, drizzled with vinaigrette.
  5. To make 6 servings: Follow the directions above using the following ingredient amounts: 6 small (4-oz.) eggplants
  6. 8 tablespoons olive oil
  7. 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted
  8. 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  9. 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
  10. 1 garlic clove
  11. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  12. 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  13. 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  14. Cooks' notes: ·Eggplants may be cooked 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. ·You can make the vinaigrette without lemon juice 8 hours ahead (with lemon juice, only 1 hour ahead) and chill it, covered.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 74.83 Kcal (313 kJ)
Calories from fat 70.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.87g 12%
Sodium 47.84mg 2%
Potassium 47.38mg 1%
Total Carbs 1.32g 0%
Sugars 0.7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 2%
Protein 0.22g 0%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 6%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 4.6mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 270.63 Kcal (1133 kJ)
Calories from fat 256.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.47g 12%
Sodium 173mg 2%
Potassium 171.36mg 1%
Total Carbs 4.77g 0%
Sugars 2.52g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.77g 2%
Protein 0.78g 0%
Vitamin C 12.6mg 6%
Iron 0.5mg 1%
Calcium 16.8mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.1
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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