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Vegan Harissa Aubergine Flatbreads With Cucumber Mint Relish

Vegan Harissa Aubergine Flatbreads With Cucumber Mint Relish

  • Spicy, sweet and satisfyingly sticky aubergine, served in soft flatbreads with a tangy relish and creamy tahini dressing. Topped with fresh pomegranate seeds, they make the perfect summer dish.
Harissa Aubergine Flatbread

Total cooking time: 25 minutes | Serves: 2 | Easy

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 1 large aubergine, cut into 1cm chunks
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons harissa paste 
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2-3 flatbreads 
  • 50g pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

For the relish:

  • 1/2 cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

For the tahini dressing:

  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 small lemon, juiced 
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 pinch sea salt 
  • 3-4 tbsp water 

Method

1. Whisk the harissa paste and maple syrup into a large bowl, then add the aubergine chunks and cherry tomatoes into the mixture. Mix until the vegetables are generously coated.

2. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Once hot, add harissa coated aubergine and cherry tomatoes. Reduce heat and cook for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. In the meantime, prepare the relish. Combine cucumber, red onion, mint and vinegar in a small bowl and set aside. 

4. Next, prepare the tahini dressing. Add tahini, lemon juice, and maple syrup to a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Slowly add water and whisk until creamy and pourable. 

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5. Arrange the flatbreads on a platter and top with harissa aubergine and tomatoes, spoon over the relish and tahini dressing and finally sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

Harissa Aubergine Flatbread
Harissa Aubergine Flatbread
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