Catalàn Escalivada is a traditional dish from Catalonia, Spain, that typically includes roasted eggplants, peppers, and onions. It is a simple dish that can be served as a side or as a main course, and it is often served with bread or as a topping for crostini. Here’s a recipe for you:
2 large eggplants
2 red bell peppers
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Chopped fresh parsley or basil, for garnish
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
Cut the eggplants, peppers, and onion into slices.
Place the vegetables on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt, pepper, and minced garlic.
Roast the vegetables for 30-40 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
Remove from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
Once cool, peel the skin off of the eggplant and pepper and discard.
Place the eggplant, pepper, and onions in a serving dish.
Drizzle with additional olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Garnish with chopped parsley or basil and serve.
Catalàn Escalivada is a simple yet delicious dish that showcases the natural sweetness of the vegetables. It is a healthy and easy to make dish that can be served as a side dish or as a main course. It can also be used as a topping for crostini or as a tapa. You can also add some additional ingredients to it like tomatoes, or even some smoked paprika to give it a smoky flavor.
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