Aubergine and Goat Cheese Torte with Honey Harissa Sauce

Aubergine and Goat Cheese Torte with Honey Harissa Sauce

Aubergine and Goat Cheese Torte with Honey Harissa Sauce

Prep Time
45 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Ingredients
18
Servings
4
Eggplant is the star of this modern interpretation of a vegetable terrine. Honey-Harissa Sauce adds vibrant colour and bold flavour.
Ingredients
  • For the honey-harissa Sauce:

  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and seeded

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoons honey

  • ½ teaspoon Caraway Seeds , , ground

  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Seeds , , ground

  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Cooking Paste

  • ½ teaspoon Sea Salt

  • ¼ Black and Red Pepper , , crushed

  • For the torte:

  • 1 aubergine, sliced lengthwise into 12 - 16 slices

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon Sea Salt

  • ¼ Ground Black Pepper

  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and quartered

  • 50 gram (2 ounce) goats cheese, crumbled

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, roasted, peeled and quartered

  • 2 tablespoons honey

Key Products
Caraway Seeds

Product Information

£ 2.05/unit,38g
Coriander Seeds

Product Information

£ 2.05/unit,20g
Black and Red Pepper

Product Information

£ 2.35/unit,45g
Ground Black Pepper

Product Information

£ 2.20/unit,33g

Instructions

  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4.
  • 2 For the honey-harissa Sauce, place all ingredients in a blender or food processor, cover and blend or process on high speed until almost smooth then set aside.
  • 3 Brush aubergine slices with oil and season lightly with salt and pepper. Place slices in single layer on a baking tray and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until just tender.
  • 4 Line four ramekins with cling film. Place 1 slice of aubergine lengthwise along the bottom of each ramekin, then line the sides of the ramekin with slices of aubergine, draping 2.5cm (1 inch) of each end of the aubergine slice over the top of each ramekin.
  • 5 Layer red bell pepper slices on top of aubergine in bottom of ramekin. Top with a thin layer of goats cheese and repeat with another layer of aubergine, placing slices crosswise to first layer of aubergine, yellow bell pepper slices and goat cheese. Fold excess aubergine over to enclose the torte. Cover ramekins in plastic wrap.
  • 6 Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight. Invert each ramekin onto a serving plate and carefully remove ramekin. Brush tortes with honey and serve with the Honey-Harissa Sauce.

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