Cumin Spiced Aubergines (Vegan) Recipe

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Cumin Spiced Aubergines (Vegan)
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  1. Preheat oven to 240 degrees gas mark 9.
  2. Pierce aubergines with a fork and place on baking tray.
  3. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes until very soft and skin has blackened.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  5. Halve aubergines lengthways and scoop out flesh with a spoon.
  6. Discard skins and roughly chop the flesh.
  7. Place flesh in a colander or a seive to drain off the bitter juices.
  8. Meanwhile, place the tomatoes in a bowl and pour over boiling water.
  9. Leave to stand for a minute; discard the skins and roughly chop the tomatoes.
  10. Heat the olive oil in a large pan; add the onion and garlic and cook over a medium heat until they are softened.
  11. Stir in the cumin, paprika, cayene, and chili powder; cook for 1 minute.
  12. Add the tomatoes, sugar, and a generous pinch of sea salt.
  13. Cook over low heat, stirring now and again, until sauce has thickened, about 20 to 30 minutes.
  14. Add aubergine flesh and cook for 5 minutes.
  15. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  16. Stir in lemon juice and season with salt.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 116.64 Kcal (488 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.34 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.93g 9%
Sodium 21.33mg 1%
Potassium 597.9mg 13%
Total Carbs 14.6g 5%
Sugars 7.39g 30%
Dietary Fiber 5.95g 24%
Protein 3.1g 6%
Vitamin C 35.1mg 59%
Vitamin A 1mg 34%
Iron 61.8mg 343%
Calcium 50.7mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 50.48 Kcal (211 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.56g 9%
Sodium 9.23mg 1%
Potassium 258.74mg 13%
Total Carbs 6.32g 5%
Sugars 3.2g 30%
Dietary Fiber 2.58g 24%
Protein 1.34g 6%
Vitamin C 15.2mg 59%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 34%
Iron 26.7mg 343%
Calcium 21.9mg 5%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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