/Roasted Aubergine with Crème Fraîche & Herbs Recipe
Roasted Aubergine with Crème Fraîche & Herbs recipe

Roasted Aubergine with Crème Fraîche & Herbs Recipe

A lusciously simple dish, featuring tender roasted aubergines topped with cool crème fraîche, mint, and basil, perfect for a light yet satisfying meal.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat your oven to 200°C (392°F).
  • Step 2.

    Slice the aubergines in half lengthwise. Score the flesh in a diamond pattern, being careful not to cut through the skin.
  • Step 3.

    Brush the aubergine halves with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Place on a baking tray, cut side up.
  • Step 4.

    Roast in the oven for 35-40 minutes or until the aubergine is soft and golden brown.
  • Step 5.

    In a small bowl, mix the crème fraîche with lemon zest, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Step 6.

    Once the aubergines are roasted, allow them to cool slightly.
  • Step 7.

    Spoon the crème fraîche mixture over the aubergines.
  • Step 8.

    Garnish with chopped mint and basil leaves.
  • Step 9.

    Serve immediately as a delightful vegetarian entrée or a side dish.


  1. 2 Aubergines

  2. 2 tbspOlive oil

  3. 1 tspSalt

  4. 1 tspPepper

  5. 150 gCrème fraîche

  6. 1 tbspLemon zest

  7. 10 Mint leaves

  8. 10 Basil leaves

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