Quick Braised Eggplant - with Bocconcini, Cherry Tomato Sauce & Basil Pesto

Quick Braised Eggplant - with Bocconcini, Cherry Tomato Sauce & Basil Pesto

$23.00 ea
 
Serving Size: 2
Cook Time: 15 minutes
 

Eggplants love to hang out with mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. And are even better when you add some spinach and parmesan. If these flavours were better pals, they would have their own secret handshake. Quick, pull up a chair. This is your cue to join in too.

 

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

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    1. Give all your vegies a little wash. Cut the eggplants in half lengthways, then season with salt and pepper.
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    2. Place a large frying pan on high heat. When hot, generously drizzle olive oil then sear eggplant for approx. 3 mins on each side until golden brown and soft. Remove from the pan and set aside.
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    3. Remove the spinach leaves from the hard stems. In the same frying pan, quickly sauté spinach for approx. 1 min until vibrant green and soft. Season with salt and pepper.
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    4. Pour the tomato sauce into the same pan. Place ¼ cup of water into the tomato jar, close the lid and shake well. Pour back into the sauce, stir through. Bring sauce to boil then reduce heat to medium.
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    5. Add the eggplant into the sauce. Tear the bocconcini in half then press down into the sauce so they are half submerged. Spoon the pesto evenly over the sauce.
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    6. Sprinkle over the parmesan. Add a small drizzle of olive oil over the top, season with salt and pepper and serve. Consume within 48 hrs.

WHAT'S IN THE BOX?

 

  • 4 baby eggplants
  • ½ bunch spinach
  • 420 g cherry tomato and basil sauce
  • 90 g cherry bocconcini
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan
 

    WHAT YOU’LL NEED FROM YOUR PANTRY

     

    • Olive oil
    • Salt
    • Pepper
     

      IF YOU DON’T HAVE A PANTRY ITEM, YOU CAN ADD IT NOW

      Villa Rossi - Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1l)

      $16.99 ea
       
       

      Rosto - Extra Oomph Olive Oil (750mL)

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      Colavita - Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1L)

      $19.49 ea
       

      Colavita - Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500mL)

      $10.49 ea
       
       
       
       

      Lake Crystal Australian Lake Salt Fine 250g

      $3.49 ea
       

      Maldon - Sea Salt Flakes (240g)

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      Spice & Co - Pepper Black Cracked (55g)

      $2.99 ea
       

      Spice & Co - Pepper Black Ground (55g)

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