Persian food, Persian Recipes, Aashpazi
 Eggplant Snack Recipe


2 Eggplants 1 oz (28g) Fresh Dill 1 oz (28g) Walnuts (1/4 Cup) 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Garlic Clove 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise Salt, Black Pepper, Dried Mint PREPARATIONS: 1- Slice the eggplants and cut out the middle to create a small cup shape. 2- Mince the dill. 3- Mince the walnuts. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry sliced eggplant in vegetable oil on both side. (Sprinkle with salt, pepper and dried mint while frying). 2- Transfer mince dill and walnuts into a bowl. 3- Mash a fresh garlic on top. 4- Add salt and black pepper as preferred. 5- Mix in mayonnaise and stir thoroughly. 6- Remove the fried eggplants from the pan and place them on a napkin to get rid of the excessive oil. 7- Place the eggplants on a plate and fill with the dill/walnuts mixture. 8- Garnish with minced fresh dill when serving.



Often we think of snacks as just a snack, but eggplant snack is actually ranked as Grade A meal. It has all the essential vitamin and mineral that our body needs on a daily bases. Recent studies have shown that skin of an eggplant is as beneficial as the rest. Eggplant's skin contains nasunin. Nasunin is considered one of the most potent antioxidants. It protect the cell specially the brain cell. Eggplant is a rich source of antioxidants. Eggplant Snack is high in dietary fiber. It can help lose weight. Eggplant snack contains very high amount of vitamin B6 as well as vitamin C. It is also a good source of iron (13 percent), manganese, and potassium. Another good point of eggplant snack is that it is low in cholesterol (1mg cholesterol) and it is also low in calories. One serving of eggplant snack (100g) has 72 calories (42 calories from fat), 4.7g total fat (0.7g saturated fat), 214mg sodium, 297mg potassium, and about 1.9g protein.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72  Calories from fat 42
Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.7g7%
Saturated Fat 0.7g  3%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 214mg9%
Potassium 297mg8%
Total Carbohydrates 7.4g2%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g  14% Sugars 2.3g
Protein 1.9g

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