Not only do we have a passion in growing the product - we love creating all sorts of dishes with it - try this recipe, simple and delicious! The kids love it.
Preheat a chargrill or BBQ on high heat. Pre heat oven to 180 C. Trim top and bottom off the eggplant, cut eggplant in half then cut each half into a further 8 wedges.
Brush pieces with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill wedges for 1 minute each side, transfer to baking tray, cover with aluminium foil and place into the oven for 20 minutes or until softened but not too soft.
Medium heat on frypan combine chilli, oil and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. At this point add lemon juice and a little more olive oil along with the chopped herbs. Arrange wedges on a platter and spoon over the dressing. Let stand for an hour and enjoy.
Tips from the author
This salad is kindly shared by Dave from S & D Produce, Queensland Australia.
Makes 2 serves.