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Baked eggplants with cracked wheat

6 comments Jul 8th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Starters

A great light summer dish. If you like eggplants and oriental spicing, this is your dish. The eggplants gets marinated and baked with a orange and garlic mix which gives it and exotic flavor.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

baking time: 60 minutes

difficulty: easy


  • a large eggplant
  • 2 table spoons orange marmalade
  • chili
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • cracked wheat
  • mint
  • rasins
  • some yogurt
  • a sip of olive oil
  • some salt and pepper
  • herbal salt


Cut the eggplant in half. Crave a grid into the flat side of the eggplant.

Chop the garlic and mix it in a small bowl with the orange marmalade. Add salt, chili and some oil. MIx well.
Spread the mix onto the carved side of the eggplant and place the eggplant into the oven. Bake at 180 degrees centigrade for 1 hour.

Meanwhile boil the cracked wheat for 10 minutes. Drain and cracked wheat. Chop some sint and add to the cracked wheat. Add as well some raisins and season with herbal salt. Pour a sip of olive oil over it and mix all ingredients well.

Remove the eggplant form the oven and put on a plate. Put some cracked wheat aside and serve with a spoon full of yogurt.


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  1. A very healthy and delicious meal. Yummy!



  2. Love this recipe! Orange Marmalade, huh?

  3. That is one beautiful looking mouth watering eggplant slice :)

  4. Oh yes, I do like eggplants and I do like oriental spicing! Delicious dish!

  5. What an amazing recipe. I love eggplant!

  6. Looks beautiful

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