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Spiced Eggplant with pomegranate seeds

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  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4-6 1x


Vegan sweet and sour eggplant vegetarian side dish with crunchy pomegranate seeds


  • 1 large eggplant, cut in large cubes
  • 4 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp hot paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 3 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup of fresh pomegranate seeds
  • basil or parsley for garnish


  1. Steam eggplant for 10 minutes (you can also boil it for about 15 minutes)
  2. In a large deep skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil over low heat for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add steamed eggplant, spices and mix to combine
  4. Add agave, pomegranate molasses and water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes
  5. Before serving mix in fresh pomegranate seeds garnish with parsley or basil
  6. ENJOY! From May I have that recipe
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Category: Sides
  • Cuisine: Kosher / Middle Eastern

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