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Aubergine “Steak” with Tomato Sauce

aubergine steak veg
I have been wanting to do a rustic and yummy dish like this for ages, and I love aubergine and also the thick tomato sauce it makes.
paul thorley

Paul Thorley

This dish is also amazingly low in calories (under 100 per portion), it could make a lovely starter, or a nice light lunch with a nice rocket side salad.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 1 Can tinned plum tomatoes
  • 2 Cloves garlic, crushed
  • 50 ml red wine (optional)
  • half red onion
  • 1/4 red chilli
  • Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 Aubergine
  • Fresh basil
  • Fry Light Spray
  • Parmesan

Method

  • Finely chop the onion and chilli
  • In a saucepan, spray 5-6 squirts of frylight (can use oil if you wish) and place on a low heat.Add the onion and soften
  • Add the tomatoes, wine and garlic to the pan and increase heat, stirring.
  • Using a potato masher, mash the tomatoes and then put the lid on to reduce
  • when reduced (thicker) add the finely chopped garlic, black pepper and salt (to taste) and remove from the heat. Add the chopped basil and stir.
  • Slice the aubergine into two thick (2cm) slices and trim so both sides flat (see pic) and coat in fry light spray (or oil)
  • In a very hot griddle pan, or frying pan if you don’t have one, griddle each side of the aubergine for 2 mins or until soft.
  • Serve (as shown) with the tomato sauce on the plate and sit the aubergine on top, finely grate the parmesan on top and sprinkle the remainder of chopped basil.

It’s a simple recipe to follow and gives you a really yummy and rustic dish. You could add bread to it to dip in, garlic bread even, it’s up to you, I just enjoy this as it is with a nice rocket and tomato salad as it’s healthy and very low in calories.

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