Eggplant Caviar

Eggplant Caviar


"Smooth broiled eggplant accented with chopped onion, olive oil, and dill. You can adjust the seasonings to your liking. Serve in a pita or as a dip for bread."


25 m servings 95 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 95 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 642 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to broiler setting.
  2. Wash eggplant thoroughly, then pierce skin with a fork in several places. Place on a baking sheet and broil in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until soft. Turn eggplant over and broil for an additional 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and slice in half.
  3. Scoop out eggplant pulp with a spoon and place in a medium bowl. Mix in onion, olive oil, dill, salt, and pepper. Serve hot or cold.
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  1. 27 Ratings


Excellent!! This was delicious - instead of broiling, I baked the eggplant (400 degrees for 45 minutes), then peeled, drained and chopped it. I also decreased the olive oil down to 2T rather t...

I have had eggplant caviar many many times and it has never tasted or looked this bad. Dill does not belong in eggplant caviar. 'Nuff said.

I added a little garlic powder and used chopped scallions. Everyone spread it on crackers and raved at our family reunion!

I found my first attempt with this recipe a little too salty--my fault for seasoning before tasting. I think when I make this again--and I will--I'll add 2 cloves of garlic, a little lemon juic...

I make a version of this from a different recipe that has garlic and capers instead of onions, and basil and parsley instead of dill. I bake some pita bread to make "chips" to server alongside ...

This is delicious with some slight alterations. All they had at the grocery store were slightly smaller eggplants so I broiled it 10 minutes on each side. In the meantime, I sauteed an entire ...

Yep. Looks icky in the end, and still tastes really good. I took pts from other reviewers...cut back on OO, added garlic powder, cut back on dill a bit. I like the fact that it is low-cal, an...

Well, this recipe definately caught my eye! Eggplant Caviar?? It is WONDERFUL. Even if you don't like eggplant, you'll never notice it! This is definately a dish for onion lovers. It is qui...

Everyone loved this recipe - even the kids. The dill makes it. The only thing I measured was the olive oil, and it was not greasy at all. Omitted the salt. Yes, it does not look all that appeali...