Gigot d’Aubergines

Aubergines / Eggplant Baked Liked Roast Lamb

Preparation info
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Appears in
A Table in Provence

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1987

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This aubergine dish is called a ‘gigot’ because it is baked whole in the same way as gigots of lamb - pricked all over with slices of garlic & roasted over charcoal. The same dish can easily be transformed into a peppery mousse & served with crusted bread.


  • 3 aubergine/eggplant, washed and patted dry
  • 6 cloves of garlic, cut lengthwise in slivers
  • Sprig


Preheat the oven (if using) to 350°F/180°C/gas 4. Pierce the aubergines all over with a small sharp knife & press a silver of garlic & a few herbs into each slit. Rub olive oil into the aubergine skins & either grill until black on a barbecue or pack tightly into an oiled b