Aubergine Gratin Recipe
By the wlr team
With 7 of your 5 a day incorporated, this lovely low calorie vegetarian gratin will be sure to fill you up for the evening! If you’re a strict vegetarian or vegan, you’ll need to leave out the parmesan and maybe sprinkle some dairy free cheese on top instead!
- Recipe makes: 2 servings
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 50 mins
- Calories: 203
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small red onion
- 1 medium aubergine
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp mixed herbs
- 20g chestnut mushrooms
- 1 courgette
- 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
- ½ tsp white sugar
- ¼ tsp tabasco sauce
- 10g grated parmesan cheese
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Preheat oven to 180°C / Gas Mark 4 / 350°F
- Heat the oil in a pan. Add the diced onion, and fry on a medium heat until they are soft and golden.
- Place the sliced aubergine into a colander and season with salt. Leave to drain.
- Crush the garlic and add to the onions, along with the mixed herbs.
- Add sliced mushrooms and courgette, cook for 5 minutes or until slightly browned.
- Add the chopped tomatoes with a dash of water. Mix in and simmer over a medium heat until reduced.
- Whilst these are cooking, rinse the aubergine slices with water, press moisture out with kitchen roll and add to a hot frying pan which has been lightly sprayed with oil. Brown on both sides and set aside.
- Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste. Add the sugar and tabasco now if you're using it.
- Layer the aubergine with a thin covering of sauce. Keep layering until you get to the top layer of sauce, then cover it with a layer of courgette and sprinkle with parmesan.
- Bake for 30 minutes until lightly browned.
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