Aubergine sliders Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

serves:

4 - 6

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

20 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories Array kCal 0%
Fat Arrayg 0%
  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

These aubergine sliders make a great alternative to a veggie burger. For anyone trying to cut back on carbs, think of them as base-free pizzas. When baked, aubergines turn deliciously soft and nutty in texture. We’ve topped them with a stringy gruyere but any cheese you fancy will work, try salty crumbled Feta and some sliced black olives for a Greek twist or sliced buffalo tomatoes, basil and gooey mozzarella for an Italian influence

Ingredients

  • 2 aubergines sliced into 1inch round slices
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 250g grated gruyere cheese
  • 1tsp of mixed dried herbs

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F/Gas Mark 6. Oil an ovenproof dish lightly before placing the aubergine rounds flat in a single layer. Drizzle them with oil and bake for 15mins until almost cooked through.

  • Sprinkle over the cheese and the mixed herbs and return to the oven to melt for another 5-10mins until golden and bubbling and serve.

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Top Tip

These would make a great fancy starter; just add a ball of rocket leaves and a drizzle of pesto around the plate.