Main Meals

Brinjal and blackberry tapenade with melted chabis

20 minutes
20 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
Tukulu Organic Sangiovese 2006

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  • 1 brinjal
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 100 g chabis or 1 x log chevin
  • 1 cup black olives, pitted
  • 2 anchovies
  • 1 t capers
  • 2 T blackberry jam
  • 2 thick slices of nut-and-olive
  • bread or olive ciabatta, warm
  • a handful of fresh mulberries, to garnish

Preheat the oven to 200°C.
Slice the brinjal in half and place, flesh side up, on a baking tray. Season with salt and pepper; and sprinkle generously with oil.
Cook until soft and golden brown then top with the sliced cheese and return to the oven to melt.
Using a food procesor, coursely blend the olives, anchovies, capers and jam.
Remove the brinjal halves from the oven and place on slices of warm bread or ciabatta.
Top with the tapenade and garnish with berries.
Cook's note: Without doubt, the combination of bitterness and sweetness gives this spread a new dimension.
Per serving: 2475,9 kJ, 9.4 g protein, 38.9 g fat, 39,8 g carbs

Maranda Engelbrecht

Recipe by: Maranda Engelbrecht

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