Stuffed Aubergines

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Real Greek

The Real Greek

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2016

  • About

‘Melitzanes papoutsakia’ or aubergine ‘slippers’ is a dish which gets its name from the resemblance of its shape to little shoes.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium aubergines
  • Olive oil, for cooking

Method

  • Cut the aubergines in half lengthwise. Using a small sharp tipped knife, score the flesh in a crisscross manner. Season the cut sides generously with salt. Set aside for 20 minutes to release the bitter flavours. Rinse and pat dry with absorbent kitchen towel.
  • Preheat the oven to