Tomato Eggplant Spread

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm

1 cup fresh tomato (for cherry tomatoes, cut in half; for larger tomatoes, remove seeds and cut in 1-inch dice)
1 cup eggplant, peeled and cut in 1-inch dice
1/4 cup thinly sliced shallot
1 or 2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, basil, thyme, or dill, chopped


  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add shallot and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes and eggplant, and sauté until very soft, about 8–10 minutes.
  • Add vinegar, stir well, and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Remove from heat and spread on crostini or toss with pasta.
  • Sprinkle desired amount of fresh herbs over top before serving.|

Makes about 2 cups. Prep time, 10 minutes; cook time, 15 minutes.


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