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 Ok, let's cut the crap - CLICK HERE to download a PDF printable of this recipe to keep - Enjoy, Marylin xxx 

 

If you know then you know…. If you don’t; then you need to make this pronto! I can’t have Croatian girlfriends and not love this, that would be blasphemy!

 

It is basically a capsicum, eggplant and garlic dip that taste like a party in your mouth. I slather this on bread, along with cold meats or on the side of a nice steak. If goes with everything TBH  and it is super easy to make. I tweaked the SBS recipe that you can find here https://www.sbs.com.au/food/recipes/roasted-capsicum-and-eggplant-relish-ajvar

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium eggplants, sliced in 2-3cm slices
  • 3 red capsicums, cleaned and sliced in thick strips
  • 3 small cloves of garlic
  • 1/2-1 lemon juice (to your tasting)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley

 

Method:

  1. Place capsicums on a lined baking tray and place under your oven grill and char. You will see it blacken a bit. Once charred, place in a heat proof bowl and cover with cling wrap. This will help steam and make removing the skin a lot easier.
  2. Pre heat oven at 200 degrees. Line a baking tray and place eggplants on there (don’t overlap) season with S&P and generous olive oil. Bake until soft (approx. 15-20min) Do not let them crisp.
  3. Peel skin off capsicums and place in a food processor along with eggplant, garlic, lemon juice, fresh parsley, olive oil and season with S&P.

 

And that is it!! So so yummy, I hope you love it.

 

Marylin xx


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