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Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar is made by roasting eggplants with garlic, thyme, olive oil, salt, and pepper. After cooling, the eggplant flesh and garlic are blended until smooth. This recipe serves approximately 8 people and takes about 1 hour to prepare and cook.

Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar
Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

🤎 Why You’ll Love This Aubergine Caviar Recipe:

  • Rich Flavor: It offers a rich, smoky flavor with the roasted eggplants and garlic.
  • Healthy Option: Eggplants are low in calories and high in fiber, making this dish a healthier choice.
  • Easy Preparation: Simple and straightforward preparation with minimal ingredients.
  • Make-Ahead: It can be made in advance and stored for later use.
  • Appetizer or Side: It can serve as an appetizer, side dish, or condiment for various meals.
  • Elegant Presentation: Drizzling with olive oil and garnishing with parsley adds an elegant touch.

❓ What Is Gordon Ramsay’s Aubergine Caviar Recipe?

Gordon Ramsay’s Aubergine Caviar recipe features roasted eggplants with garlic, thyme, olive oil, salt, and pepper. After blending the cooled eggplant flesh and garlic, it creates a creamy and flavorful spread, perfect as a dip or condiment.

Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar
Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

🧄 Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar Ingredients

  • 3 eggplants
  • 6 peeled garlic cloves
  • 6 thyme
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper

🥣 How To Make Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

  1. Cut the aubergines in half and wash them. Spread them out on a baking sheet over a piece of foil.
  2. Make vertical cuts in the shape of a diamond, and then put garlic clove slices in the gaps between the cuts. Add thyme, salt, pepper, and olive oil on top.
  3. Put it in a hot oven set to 350F (180C) and cover it with another piece of aluminum foil. Cook it for an hour.
  4. Take it out of the oven and let it cool down all the way.
  5. Take off only the skin of the eggplants, then put the flesh and garlic into a blender. Using the blender, blend it until it’s smooth.
  6. You can serve it with extra virgin olive oil and parsley on top to make it look nice.

💭 Recipe Tips

  • Even Diamond Cuts: When making cuts on the eggplants, try to make them as even as possible to ensure even cooking and flavor distribution.
  • Garlic Slices: Place garlic slices in the gaps between the diamond cuts for a subtle garlic infusion. Adjust the amount of garlic to your preference.
  • Seasoning: Don’t forget to season generously with salt and pepper to enhance the overall taste.
  • Olive Oil: Use a good-quality olive oil for drizzling over the eggplants. It adds richness and a nice finish to the dish.
  • Covering with Foil: Covering the eggplants with foil during baking helps them cook evenly and retain moisture.
Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar
Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

🥪 What To Pair Nicely With Aubergine Caviar?

Aubergine Caviar pairs beautifully with toasted pita bread, crusty baguette slices, or crackers it also complements Mediterranean dishes like grilled vegetables, falafel, or as a flavorful spread in sandwiches and wraps.

🎚 How To Store Leftovers Aubergine Caviar?

  • Refrigeration: Place leftovers Aubergine Caviar in an airtight container and refrigerate it for up to 3-5 days.
  • Freezing: While it’s not commonly frozen leftovers Aubergine Caviar due to texture changes, you can freeze it for up to 2-3 months. Store it in an airtight freezer-safe container. Thaw in the refrigerator before using, and be aware that the texture may be slightly different after thawing.

🚫 Can I Reheat Leftovers Aubergine Caviar?

Aubergine Caviar is typically served cold or at room temperature and is not reheated. Reheating may alter its texture and flavor, so it’s best enjoyed chilled.

FAQs

Is Aubergine Caviar similar to traditional caviar?

No, Aubergine Caviar is a vegetarian and eggplant-based dish, unlike traditional caviar, which is made from fish eggs.

How do I prepare eggplants for Aubergine Caviar?

Slice eggplants, roast or grill them until soft, and scoop out the flesh discard the skin to create the base for the dish.

Is Aubergine Caviar a healthy option?

Aubergine Caviar is generally considered a healthy choice as it features eggplants, which are low in calories and rich in fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants.

Can Aubergine Caviar be made in advance?

Yes, Aubergine Caviar can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator for several days, allowing flavors to meld and intensify.

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Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons (about 30g)

  • Calories: 35 kcal
  • Total Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 40 minutesRest time: 5 minutesTotal time:1 hour Servings:8 servingsCalories:35 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Gordon Ramsay Aubergine Caviar is made by roasting eggplants with garlic, thyme, olive oil, salt, and pepper. After cooling, the eggplant flesh and garlic are blended until smooth. This recipe serves approximately 8 people and takes about 1 hour to prepare and cook.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cut the aubergines in half and wash them. Spread them out on a baking sheet over a piece of foil.
  2. Make vertical cuts in the shape of a diamond, and then put garlic clove slices in the gaps between the cuts. Add thyme, salt, pepper, and olive oil on top.
  3. Put it in a hot oven set to 350F (180C) and cover it with another piece of aluminum foil. Cook it for an hour.
  4. Take it out of the oven and let it cool down all the way.
  5. Take off only the skin of the eggplants, then put the flesh and garlic into a blender. Using the blender, blend it until it’s smooth.
  6. You can serve it with extra virgin olive oil and parsley on top to make it look nice.

Notes

  • Even Diamond Cuts: When making cuts on the eggplants, try to make them as even as possible to ensure even cooking and flavor distribution.
  • Garlic Slices: Place garlic slices in the gaps between the diamond cuts for a subtle garlic infusion. Adjust the amount of garlic to your preference.
  • Seasoning: Don’t forget to season generously with salt and pepper to enhance the overall taste.
  • Olive Oil: Use a good-quality olive oil for drizzling over the eggplants. It adds richness and a nice finish to the dish.
  • Covering with Foil: Covering the eggplants with foil during baking helps them cook evenly and retain moisture.
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