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Roasted Eggplant With Sun-dried Tomatoes

Roasted Eggplant With Sun-dried Tomatoes


  • 2 large eggplants (italian eggplant kind)
  • 1/4 cup packed sun-dried tomatoes (in oil or the dried ones which have been reconstituted)
  • 1/6 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • salt to taste
  • 1 clove of garlic (optional)
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh herbs – leaf only (pref. flat leaf parsley or cilantro), finely chopped
  • 2 green chili peppers, very thinly sliced (remove seeds and membrane if you do not want spicy)
  • 1.5 – 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions (pref. red onions)
  • a couple of tablespoons lightly roasted pine-nuts (optional – great for a little surprise bites)
  • sumac for garnish (use smoky paprika or red chili powder if you do not have sumac)