Eggplant Ikra Spread
Ikra is a spread that's used as an appetizer or dinner side dish. It's very common to see this dish in homes of Eastern Europeans or even at restaurants. The dish itself is so simple, with just a few ingredients, but it's been loved for generations.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Slice eggplants into halves and place them on a baking sheet lined with foil. Bake for 40 minutes at 350°F. Remove them from the oven and let them cool completely.
Prepare all ingredients for the recipe.
Dice onions into tiny cubes. Sauté in an oiled skillet until they're golden brown.
Remove skin from the eggplant and dice them into tiny cubes.
To the cooking onions, add eggplant and tomato sauce. Cook on very low heat for about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve ikra as a spread for appetizers or as a side dish.
Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 324mg | Potassium: 2606mg | Fiber: 32g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 9.1% | Vitamin C: 49% | Calcium: 13.3% | Iron: 17.5%