Aubergine melts

Choose a glossy, plump aubergine to make this warming vegetarian main course

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 213
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 9g
  • salt 0.41g


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 aubergines, halved lengthways
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 x 150g ball mozzarella, drained
  • handful basil leaves


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Drizzle the oil over the aubergine and bake in the oven for 25 mins until softened. Meanwhile, slice the tomatoes and mozzarella, then arrange on top of the aubergine. Return to oven for another 5 mins or until the cheese has melted. Scatter over some basil leaves. Serve with couscous and green salad.

Suggested recipes from this collection...