Aubergine caviar with “Flavours of Carthage” sardines

Recette - Aubergine caviar with “Flavours of Carthage” sardines - La Belle Iloise
Perfect for an aperitif with friends!

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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • 1 tin 1/10 (80 g) la belle-iloise “Flavours of Carthage” flaked sardines
  • 1 firm medium-sized aubergine (approx. 250 g)
  • ½ baguette
  • 2 pinches salt (2 g)
Let's get started


  1. Peel the aubergine with a vegetable peeler and cut into 1 cm cubes. Sprinkle the cubes with salt and place them in a non-stick pie dish.
  2. Cook for 30 minutes in very hot oven at 250 °C (gas mark 8).
  3. Allow to cool for a few minutes.
  4. Tip into a bowl and coarsely mash to obtain a purée.
  5. Gently incorporate the flaked sardines.
  6. Transfer to a serving ramekin.
  7. Chill for at least an hour before serving.
  8. Cut the baguette into thin slices and toast them.
  9. Place the aubergine caviar in the centre of the table with a spoon so that people can serve themselves and spread it on the toast.
  • You can also some chopped flat parsley or coriander leaves, or make it spicy with some harissa.

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