Vegetarian Delicacy

Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese

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Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese

Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese - For those who love the spicy kick of chiles

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Health Score:
8,3 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
689
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Eggplants contain vitamin B1, which helps support nervous system health, and vitamin B2, also called folic acid, which is an important element in blood formation.  

If you want to cut down on fat, use low-fat mozzarella instead of goat cheese.

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie689 kcal(33 %)
Protein24 g(24 %)
Fat28 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates82 g(55 %)
Sugar added4 g(16 %)
Roughage13 g(43 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E3.9 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₁0.5 mg(50 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin9.8 mg(82 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate137 μg(46 %)
Pantothenic acid1.6 mg(27 %)
Biotin13.6 μg(30 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C14 mg(15 %)
Potassium732 mg(18 %)
Calcium367 mg(37 %)
Magnesium130 mg(43 %)
Iron4.4 mg(29 %)
Iodine21 μg(11 %)
Zinc4.8 mg(60 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.2 g
Uric acid146 mg
Cholesterol22 mg
Development of this recipe:
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 pound Eggplant
salt
2 garlic cloves
2 small Red onions
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 red chili pepper
2 sprigs Basil
15 ounces Canned tomatoes
peppers
sugar
4 pizza dough mix (homemade or store-bought)
Pastry flour (for dusting)
4 sprigs oregano
5 ounces fresh Goat cheese
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Can opener

Preparation steps

1.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 1

Rinse eggplant, wipe dry and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Place eggplant in a sieve, sprinkle with salt and let drain for 15 minutes.

2.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 2

Meanwhile, peel and finely chop garlic and onion.

3.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 3

Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until translucent, about 2 minutes.

4.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 4

Add eggplant and sauté, stirring, until softened, 4-5 minutes.

5.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 5

Rinse chile, wipe dry and coarsely chop. Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and coarsely chop. Add both to eggplant. 

6.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 6

Add canned tomatoes and their juices and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until sauce has thickened, 25-30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar.

7.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 7

Divide pizza dough into quarters. On a floured surface, roll out each piece into a round, about 1/2 inch thick. Transfer dough rounds to two lightly floured baking sheets, using 2 rounds per sheet.

8.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 8

Layer eggplant on rounds. In two batches, bake on lowest rack of preheated oven at 475°F until edges are crispy, about 15 minutes.

9.
Pizza with Spicy Eggplant & Goat Cheese preparation step 9

Meanwhile, rinse oregano, shake dry and pluck leaves. Crumble goat cheese and sprinkle over pizzas 5 minutes before the end of the baking. Remove from oven, sprinkle with oregano and serve immediately.