Melitzanosalata Recipe

Melitzanosalata is also known as Eggplant Salad. Learn how to make/prepare Eggplant Salad by following this easy recipe.
Melitzanosalata Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 3 Pounds eggplant
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp Onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup strained yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Red-wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
How to make Melitzanosalata:
  • Preheat the broiler and trim the stem ends of the eggplant and make 4 small cuts in each.
  • Broil the eggplant 2 or 3 inches from heat source, turning, till equally browned and soft in the middle, for about 15 minutes.
  • Let it cool.
  • Scrape the flesh away from the skins and take out as many seeds as possible.
  • Squeeze the flesh between paper towels to eliminate the excess moisture.
  • Put the garlic, onions, and vinegar in a food processor and process till finely chopped.
  • Combine the eggplant, yogurt, and parsley with it, and pulse it three times.
  • Add the oil in a stream while pulsing till smooth, do not over mix.
  • Add with salt, pepper, olive oil and vinegar.