Delicious Roasted Eggplant with Couscous

Delicious Roasted Eggplant with Couscous

Wine Pairing​

This roasted eggplant is a healthy vegetarian recipe — which is perfectly roasted and piled high with an easy couscous recipe. Easy to prepare and divine tasting. This is satisfying enough to be a tasty appetizer on its own with just a very simple vegetable salad. A Middle Eastern approach to an eggplant-couscous recipe.

Now, because this is a delicious recipe and because it is so amazing, it requires quite a few steps. But, once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to make this recipe in no time. You are going to love this dish. If you have guests for dinner, you can bet they will ask you for the recipe.

The deeper the scores, the better and faster the eggplant will cook. It also allows more flavor to infuse into the vegetable, but make sure not to cut the skin — as the eggplant will fall apart once cooked if the skin is cut or scored.

Quinoa is a perfect substitute for couscous. It is a whole grain that is rapidly growing in popularity due to its many health benefits. The quinoa plant itself is related to beetroot and spinach. Quinoa has a high fiber content in comparison to other grains.

If you want to balance the spiced flavors, you may check this hummus and cucumbers recipe as a final touch to this one-of-a-kind eggplant dish.

This roasted eggplant recipe is perfect with white wine since it has a light but spiced flavors.

  • Chardonnay
  • Viognier
  • Marsanne
  • Roussanne

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