This post is about the recipe for Eggplant Tomato Onion Vinegar Fresh Salad that is delicious and can be used for BBQ side dishes.
Why is an eggplant for this main dish ingredient?
Eggplant has been certified a healthy vegetable ingredient that is very versatile when it comes to cooking. Due to the eggplant’s neutral fresh taste it can be easily be paired to lots of dishes.
Eating eggplant itself can also be a meal already. Boiling, grilling and adding to your meals and side dishes it is a very good combination.
Popular eggplant used is true enough with eggs as the umami flavor they give and combine of the neutral taste of eggplants is very versatile and nutritious.
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Eggplant can be a versatile vegetable
Not a lot of people could congregate dishes very well with eggplant as it is not known to many people that it can mold itself to lots of dishes in the first place.
The eggplant tomatoes, onions salad with a dash of vinegar is a very refreshing flavor and taste that will leave you feeling well.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Eggplant Salad
For a more healthier version you can exchange the vinegar into more of a good version with lots of health benefits like ACV or Apple Cider Vinegar.
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Few simple steps in order to complete the eggplant side dish recipe. If you are hard with time and very busy. Stashing a lot and preparing in advance to store for the fridge later on is very much oblige.
We only needed the eggplant to be soft that is why we still have to cook it until it is ready to peel it off and cut the eggplant into bite sized pieces.
What I have done is cutting into small bite sized pieces which I can still taste the texture of the eggplant together with the tomatoes, fresh onions, and organic tomatoes.
Equipment that you need
In order to achieve rustic and beautiful salad recipe you will need:
- A good Kitchen knife. In the video I have used my favorite wooden handle knife because it looks and performs best.
- Chopping Board, I got mine as a gift from my father
- White plates for serving and mixing
- Pan with boiling water
- Spoons of your choice for mixing
- My mom have recently bought the blue geometric shape design with a shallow middle just perfect for the salad too.
Eating organic vegetables are more good for you as you are eliminating the spray or germicide properties spray that was used.
- 3 Boiled Eggplant
- 2 large tomatoes
- 1 medium onion
- 1 dash of vinegar
- Get your pan with water and put your eggplants to boil around 10 minutes.
- You can now peel eggplant when cooled easily or if you are in a hurry you can submerged them into a ice cold bath.
- Combine all the ingredients vinegar, tomato, onion, with your sliced boiled eggplant
According to taste adjust vinegar
Amount Per Serving Calories 236Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 207mgCarbohydrates 58gFiber 16gSugar 23gProtein 6g
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.
Avoiding worms that eat up your crop when you are farming is what the spray is there for primarily.
Organic Vegetables and Normal Vegetables on the supermarket
You can clearly see on the appearance as vegetables of fruits are being judge with it’s size and proportions.
Bigger sizes tends to appear with non organic veggies and fruits.
Organic vegetables are more smaller in size and sometimes you can still see some small bugs, but you cannot have any bad chemicals into your body.
Tomatoes that are more red in color are more sweeter and are used by Italians more for making pasta sauces or red sauces.
Picking the best tomatoes for your salad
The advantage of getting unripe tomatoes is that you can still have benefits when it comes to shelf life.
Look here green tomatoes take more time to ripen up and used for cooking. If you need more tomatoes for advance cooking, rather than buying some more the following week or coming days you can have it there already at the comfort of your pantry or cabinet.
Onion has variety of colors and flavor
For onions we picked out violet reddish deep color as it is more sweeter on it’s own especially with our vegetable salad. Having a sweet and tangy flavor will make the side dish more pleasant to eat.
Vinegar mix with other condiments used salt and pepper to taste. That easy to mix it with.
Going into the week you need well to get a refreshing dish for you instead of a lot of oil based fried foods will sometimes makes you feel sluggish.
If you think it this way you only need ingredients that you can basically count on the fingers of your hand.
Eggplant salad is a vegetarian dish
My parents have introduced this side salad dish for me, growing up or when I was still young I have to admit and be honest that I am not thrilled for eating a veggie salad.
I am more keen to be eating fruit salad or you know more sweets. Did you know? sweets are bad for your health and trust me I try to cut down my sugar intake. I am not getting younger and have to treat our body more better for us to live longer.
Healthy salad that you want more of every week for family meals
I plan to have that salad meal plan for the week, before I was very intimidated as vegetables are icky or eww but I now understand what I need and they taste more bearable now.
Adding techniques that can truly help you add more vegetables to your diet.
You can mix and pair it with your fried foods or other rice meals. Having something that taste salty is very good to pair with sweet.
Shopping for grocery for the eggplant, tomatoes, onion vinegar salad
Picking eggplants you can choose small or large sizes it does not matter. Of course the more bigger the eggplant the more salad you can make with it.
For example, Some might only have short ones or round looking shapes, you can choose that as well if you only have that at your co op or farmer’s market. Again, I know Walmart and Target and other supermarket groceries carry eggplants.
Then, Tomatoes are more flexible as well, this dish is another thing i cannot recommend enough to everyone. At last, LikewiseRed cherry tomatoes are more sweeter and keep that in mind as you can eat it on its own too.
Finding the recipe you can tell that ingredients is not that hard or strict as you can get similar results, besides similar taste and feel of freshness to your food.
Meanwhile, Onion I would have a little bit of a comment as onions can be very different for regular white onions we have to be more selective just a little bit.
Next, White onions and red onions are different, white onions have a little bit of pepper taste and a slim taste while red onions are more sweeter and a spice flavor.
Now, It is up to you which up is you prefer.
Firstly, Whenever making Eggplant tomato onion vinegar salad I always think of provinces from the Philippines, growing up while also watching food network. Second, Namely I also get the chance to watch food network channel.
Third, To illustrate even when I was attending my college that were stationed on a culinary school, which I was taught by my international professional chefs from United States where they worked at.
Having salads and side dishes are very important in a set meal. Moreover, Entertaining guests or serving customers in a restaurant is very important for a sequence.
Then, which can lead them to be more satisfied with their meal that is why it is vital to come up with a set menu.
Having good summer BBQs with a fresh salad on the side is very refreshing is what I like to say.
Hot sunshine, beautiful day outside at the beach or just a backyard surprise. Manning a grill is a good thing. My man who is also the love of my life is very fond of his steak especially with his A1 sauce I always see his eyes are all lit up.
I expect much more best pairing for dinners or lunches. If you have a meal and pair it with your vegetable salad it will surely be a big hit.
The meal is more heavy and have a bit more because it is a main course.
Balancing with side dishes will be a big compliment and will make you more full and you can taste the difference which will bring out the best taste in every bite.
When taking a bite you will have a soft and bit texture from the eggplants and tomatoes; the fun crunchy part would be the onions that are truly one of the main factors to the dish.
Balancing crunchy texture of onions and softness of boiled eggplants and freshness of tomatoes.
In conclusion the eggplant salad should be your next favorite
Upon looking the appearance now of the finish product of the salad. You will immediately see a bunch of beautiful colors like green, red, and violet. Many vibrant pop of colors gives me joy in my eyes.
Salad tasty experience
Having a bite now you will instantly get the vinegar note taste. The amazing absorb in the eggplant together with tomatoes and onions you will experience.
Preparing the dish you can have it alone or like I said with protein or meats.
Precaution when cooking eggplants
Observing your eggplant with boiling, just do not overdo the boiling procedure as you do not want to overcook the veggies.
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