Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Eggplant & Tomatoes (ZAALOUK-inspired)
Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Eggplant & Tomatoes (ZAALOUK-inspired)
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Moroccan-spiced tomato stew with roasted eggplant, smoky spices, and chickpeas! An incredibly comforting, satisfying 10-ingredient meal inspired by the flavors of zaalouk. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 large (~550 g) eggplant ((unpeeled and cut into bite-size pieces // ~7 cups cubed eggplant as the recipe is written))
    • 2 Tbsp olive or melted coconut oil ((if avoiding oil, omit))
    • ½ tsp sea salt
    • 2 Tbsp olive or coconut oil ((if avoiding oil, sub water))
    • 1 large white or yellow onion ((thinly sliced))
    • 3 cloves garlic ((minced))
    • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
    • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
    • ¼ tsp sea salt ((plus more to taste))
    • 2 14.5-oz cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup water ((or vegetable broth))
    • 1 cup cooked chickpeas ((optional // well rinsed and drained // or sub cooked lentils))
    • 1 Tbsp maple syrup or coconut sugar
    • 2 Tbsp harissa paste ((or sub another favorite hot sauce or chili garlic sauce))
    • Cilantro or parsley
    • White rice, brown rice, or quinoa ((or sub cauliflower rice* for grain-free))
    • Fresh lemon

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 120 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 11.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.93%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 838 mg 34.93%
    • Calcium: 46 mg 4.63%
    • Potassium: 88 mg 2.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.29%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 28.03%
    • Vitamin C 28.1%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq