I am often asked what can a vegan eat that is tasty and interesting so over the next few months I am going to try to build up a recipe list to give you an idea of the great options you have eating as a vegan.
So here is the first one
AUBERGINE AND MASH WITH SWEET PEPPER SAUCE
Slices of griddled aubergine with a chopped sweet pepper and spinach sauce, mashed potatoes garnished with deep-fried potato and aubergine skins
- 1 large Aubergine
- 8 medium/large potatoes
- 1 med red bell pepper
- I large onion
- 2 large tomatoes
- I large bag of spinach
- 1 tin chopped tomatoes with juice
- Olive Oil
- 1 TSPN corn flour mixed with 5 tablespoons water from potatoes
Wash, peel and cook potatoes in salted water until they drop off fork when speared , keep the peels
Cut the front and back from the Aubergine, cut into four sections, spray or brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, leave for 15 mins before cooking (slice and keep skins)
Dice to around half-inch the onions peppers and tomatoes, gently soften the onions in a large frying pan or wok and then add the red peppers cook for further two mins then add fresh and tinned tomatoes, cook for further 5 mins than add spinach cook for two mins more and thicken with cornflour.
Place the aubergine in electric grill or in grill pan and cook until brown on both sides, mash the potatoes with olive oil salt and pepper (you can add finely chopped raw onion for extra flavour) Deep fry the potato and sliced aubergine skins, place aubergines on plates, cover with sauce add potatoes and garnish with deep fried skins.