BBQ aubergine with tomato, ricotta and pesto

Aubergine's naturally smoky flavour makes it the ideal barbecue choice

Posted by: kim
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Cuisine

Italian

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

4

Courses etc.

Barbecue

You will need

IngredientAdd
2 aubergines , sliced lengthways into 2cm-thick lengths More products
5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil More products
2 plum tomatoes, roughly chopped This item is only available in our high street shops. More products
150g ricotta, crumbled This item is only available in our high street shops. More products
3 tbsp pesto (or make your own) This item is only available in our high street shops. More products
salt for seasoning More products

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Method

  • Lay the aubergine slices on a baking tray and brush on both sides with 2-3 tbsp of the oil.
  • Season with salt.
  • Put the tomatoes in a bowl and drizzle with 1 tbsp oil and season.
  • Dot over the ricotta.
  • In a separate bowl mix the pesto with the remaining 2 tbsp olive oil.
  • Wait until the barbecue has cooled a bit to cook the aubergine.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until softened.
  • Lay them out on a platter and scatter with the tomatoes and ricotta and drizzle with the pesto dressing.

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