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Sesame Seeds Salad

Sesame Seed Salad

Sesame Seeds Salad, For a nutty flavor, toast sesame seeds on a skillet just enough to get the oil out and fragrant, then set aside. 

SERVES 4

 Sesame Seeds Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 large eggplant
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp. sesame seed paste
  • juice and rind of 1 Lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Pinch of paprika
  • 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 pimiento cut into wedges
  • toasted sesame seeds

Cooking Instructions:

  • Cut the eggplant in half, then place in a colander and sprinkle with salt.  Let stand for 30 minutes so that the juices drain.
  • Rinse thoroughly under cold running water and drain well.  Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Preheat the oven to 450f /230c.  Place the eggplant halves, skin-side uppermost, on an oiled cookie sheet.
  • Cook in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.  Let cool.
  • When the eggplant halves are cool enough to handle, cut them into cubes and reserve until required.
  • Mix the sesame seed paste, lemon juice and rind, garlic, paprika, and cilantro together in a medium-size bowl.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir in the eggplant cubes.
  • Line a serving dish with lettuce leaves and spoon the eggplant cubes into the center.
  • Garnish the salad with pimiento slices, lemon wedges and toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.


 

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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