Greek Eggplant Dip (Melitzanosalata)

by admin on May 14, 2008

Greek Eggplant Dip or Melitzanosalata is a great summer treat!
Melitzanosalata is one of the most popular Greek Dips. It is an eggplant dip that goes great to accompany meat or fish. Read our Greek Eggplant Dip recipe, our melitzanosalata recipe and you will see why traditional Mediterranean diet is considered healthy.

Melitzanosalata Ingredients
1kg of round eggplants,
1 cup of oil,
Juice from 1 lemon,
2 pieces of crushed garlic,
Salt, pepper

Before you proceed to our Greek Eggplant Dip recipe here are some other Greek Recipes in cheap Greek recipe books

First you must pierce the eggplants with a fork. Then cook them whole in the oven or grill them on the barbecue. When they are cooked peel off the skin and mash the insides. Use a blender for best results. Add the lemon, the salt, the garlic and as the eggplant is being blended slowly poor the olive oil. Place the dip in a bowl and it is ready to serve. You can garnish the plate with a few olives or a few crushed nuts.

Have in mind that there are countless greek recipes for greek dips like melitzanosalata or the famous Greek Eggplant Dip. Make sure you browse our site for many more Greek Recipes.

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