Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini

Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 5-6
 
Eggplant Rollatini is an Italian inspired vegan dish, made with feta cheese and marinara sauce. This dish is easy to prep and even quicker to prepare. A traditional rollatini is oven roasted, but in this recipe we are pan frying the eggplant to cook it. We have also added tomatoes and olives as a stuffing along with the feta cheese to make a more interesting dish.
Ingredients
  • 2 Eggplant (Brinjal)
  • 100 grams Feta Cheese
  • ½ cup Marinara sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , chopped
  • 1 Basil leaves , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 2 Red Radish
  • 4 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 Black olives , chopped
  • Sea salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making make Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini Recipe, wash the eggplants and cut lengthwise into thin long stripes. Use only the slices of equal lengths.
  2. Take a platter, lay the slices and sprinkle 1 teaspoon oil, oregano and sea salt. Rest for 10 minutes.
  3. In another bowl crumble or grate the feta cheese and mix with chopped black olives.
  4. Now heat a pan with some oil and carefully fry both sides of eggplant slices on low flame for 3-4 minutes until it cooks and lay it back on the platter. Switch off the flame.
  5. Spread equally the feta cheese and marinara sauce on all the slices along with chopped basil leaves and tomato. Roll the eggplants into a cylinder.
  6. Heat a frying pan and fry for few minutes on both side on low flame. Add a few drops of Balsamic Vinegar on top of the eggplant slices.
  7. Slice fresh radish and sprinkle some sea salt on it.
  8. Lay on serving platter with garnished radish salad on sides and serve it warm.

 

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Quinoa And Chick Pea Salad Bowl

Quinoa And Chick Pea Salad Bowl
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
For a lean clean bowl of superfood salad , Quinoa is the best trendy option. Very easy and healthy low calorie vegan power protein ingredient which can be a substitute for rice. Addition of bell pepper, mushroom, spinach leaves, corn, tomato and cheese with your favorite spices and herbs can make the recipe even more delicious. It is actually seed and not a grain which is packed with protein, magnesium, iron and lots of dietary fiber.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Quinoa
  • ½ cup Chick peas boiled
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Lemon zest
  • A handful of Curry Leaves
  • ½ Tomato chopped
  • ½ Capsicum chopped
  • 1 Red Chilly
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard seed
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. At first, heat a frying pan with oil and fry onions , curry leaves, mustard seed, red chilly and green chilly for 2 minutes.
  2. Heat a saucepan with water and add quinoa, salt and turmeric . Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until done.
  3. Take a bowl and mix the chick peas, tomato, capsicum, salt and lemon juice.
  4. Now add the cooked quinoa in frying pan with the bowl of chick pea mixture and toss well with fried onion for few minutes.
  5. Garnish with lemon zest.
  6. Serve warm or cold in a salad bowl.

 

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Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar Recipe
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 1-2
 
Caprese is a word refers anything that imitates the style of an Italian island, Capri close to Naples. Italians are passionate for using tomatoes and all kind of cheese in their meals.This recipe is an absolute example, since their breakfast too is totally inspired similar with these ingredients with blended special herbs and vinegar for ultimate health and protein balance.Try this traditional Italian salad recipe at home, you will be amazed how easy it is to make and believe, taste rules till the end.
Ingredients
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 100 grams Mozzarella cheese
  • 10 Basil leaves , chopped
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar recipe, at the very beginning marinate the tomato halves in ½ teaspoon of oil, salt, pepper, paprika, brown sugar, basil and lemon juice for 10 minutes.
  2. Cut the cheese into 5 thick slices. Meanwhile heat oil in a roasted pan and add garlic, fry for a minute.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes in circles on the pan, insert cheese slices in between tomatoes with gaps, lay the rosemary sprig on top.
  4. Drizzle balsamic vinegar. Cook till the cheese melts and tomatoes are done for about 8 minutes approximately.
  5. Check for salt and pepper seasoning. Serve hot on plate.
  6. Serve Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar along with French Onion Soup for weekday dinner.
  7. Published in Salads

 

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