Eggplant and Bacon Salad

Eggplant and Bacon Salad

 

Eggplant is a beautiful vegetable but I have never been a huge fan because of its ‘odd’ taxture, so I thought until today. I was experimenting with my lunch and managed to create really tasty salad with just 4 ingredients! The inspiration came from a cookbook ‘Against All Grains, meals made simple’ by Danielle Walker’s. I remember her pictures posted on FB when she was on her way to the publisher’s office and now I have her book at home :D Her recipe is ‘Roasted eggplant’ so not my salad but my idea was born when paging her book so I think she deserves the mentioning. And the book is full of very easy recipes – just what I like best!

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 What I used to make my salad

Ingredients

  • Half an eggplant,
  • 3-4 table spoons of bacon pieces
  • Tomato
  • 4-5 basilica leaves
  • a bit of ghee for frying

Utensils:   Frying pan and a spatula, cutting board and a knife.

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What I did
  • I fried bacon on a little bit of ghee
  • Then added chopped eggplant to the fried bacon and fried together until the eggplant became nice and soft
  • In a meantime I chopped tomato and basilica leaves
  • Mixed all together and enjoyed with a pinch of salt
glutenfree

Enjoy cooking :-)

Kati xxx

 

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