Quinoa Eggplant Caviar

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 187.1
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 465.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 eggplant
    2 Cloves garlic, minced
    1 onion, minced
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 cup quinoa
    2 cups water
    Salt and pepper
    ¼ cup minced cilantro
    ¼ cup minced parsley
    1½ tablespoons soy sauce
    2 tablespoons lemon juice


1. Roast eggplant.

2. Saute the onions and garlic in olive oil until soft. Stir in the quinoa and lightly toast for 1 minute. Stir in the water and salt to taste; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover the pan, and gently simmer the quinoa for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Uncover the pan and fluff the quinoa with a fork; transfer to a bowl and let cool.

3. Puree the eggplant with the cilantro, parsley, soy sauce, and lemon juice in a food processor. Stir this mixture into the quinoa. Adjust seasoning, adding soy sauce, pepper, or lemon juice to taste. Garnish with sprigs of cilantro and parsley, if desired.

Makes 4 cups.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POISON489.