, cut into florets
, cut into 4 thick slices
- PREHEAT oven to 400F. Pulse cauliflower florets in a food processor until very finely chopped. It should measure 2 cups. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in pomegranate seeds, feta and parsley, lemon zest, 2 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp olive oil. Stir until well coated. Set aside.
- SLICE eggplant lengthwise into 4 thick slices. Stir 2 tbsp each olive oil and lemon juice with paprika, honey and salt in a small bowl. Brush on both sides of eggplant slices. Arrange on a baking sheet.
- BAKE in centre of oven until golden and soft, about 25 min. Transfer each slice to a plate. Spoon pilaf overtop. Sprinkle with pepitas.
To get the delicious seeds out of a pomegranate, slice it in half. Hold 1 half, cut side down, over a large bowl. Vigorously whack the skin side with a large wooden spoon until all the seeds pop out.
Nutrition (per serving)
- 10 g,
- 24 g,
- 20 g,
- 5 g,
- 400 mg.