Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Walnut Marketing Board
Raisins, mint, and garlic give this dip a unique flavor.
Diet Types: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound eggplant
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 (6-inch) fat- free, whole- wheat pita breads
  • 5 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Serves: 24
    Cooking Time: Over one hour
    Instructions:
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Pierce eggplant with tines of a fork and wrap tightly in foil. Place eggplant on baking sheet and roast for 1 hour. Cool slightly. Halve eggplant lengthwise and scoop out pulp into a medium bowl. Set aside and reserve.

    Meanwhile, heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium bowl. Set aside and reserve. Into bowl with eggplant, stir in walnuts, raisins, mint, lemon juice, garlic and oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill slightly.

    Preheat broiler. sprinkle pitas with cheese, dividing equally. Broil for 2 minutes or until cheese melts and pitas are lightly toasted. Cut each pita into 6 wedges and serve with dip.


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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 24
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 68
    Calories from Fat 22
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 2g4%
      Saturated Fat 0g2%
      Mono Fat 0g 
      Poly Fat 1g 
    Cholesterol 1mg0%
    Sodium 91mg4%
    Total Carbs 10g3%
      Dietary Fiber 2g6%
      Sugars 0g 
    Protein 2g 
    Iron4%
    Calcium2%
    Vitamin B-65%
    Vitamin C1%
    Vitamin E2%
    Vitamin A0%
    Selenium11%
    Manganese15%
    Copper5%
    Zinc2%
    Potassium2%
    Phosphorus5%
    Magnesium4%
    Pantothenic acid2%
    Niacin2%
    Thiamin7%
    Folate3%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.