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Roasted Eggplant & Heirloom Tomato Panzanella Salad Recipe (with Video)


Discover our Roasted Eggplant & Heirloom Tomato Panzanella Salad Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 10min | Cook 20min


- 1 Garlic, head
- 0.333 c Olive oil
- 6 baby eggplants
- 2 heirloom tomatoes
- 0.333 artisanal bread
- 1 Kale, large bunch, chopped
- 0.5 Red onion, thinly sliced
- 2 oz soppressata
- 0.25 c Fresh basil, chopped
- 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp Tahini
- 1 Lemon
- Salt, to taste
- Black pepper, to taste
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Preparation for Roasting
1. Preheat oven to 425F.
2. Line a large baking pan with parchment paper.
3. Slice the very tops of the garlic heads off to reveal the garlic cloves inside.
4. Place on a sheet of foil.
5. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, then wrap tightly in the foil.
6. Roast for 20-25 minutes, until golden.
7. At the same time, you can start roasting the eggplant.
8. Toss the chopped eggplant and 2 tablespoon olive oil together on the pan.
9. Roast 10-12 minutes.
Preparing the Bread and Dressing
1. Slice the artisanal bread into bite-sized pieces, about the size of a crouton.
2. Add to the pan with roasted eggplant.
3. Generously drizzle 2-3 tablespoons olive oil over the bread.
4. Bake another 8-10 minutes, until crisp and golden.
5. Once roasted, squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into a blender or food processor.
6. Add 1/4 cup, 2 tbsp olive oil, apple cider vinegar, tahini, and juice of 1 lemon.
7. Pulse until smooth and creamy.
8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
Assembling the Salad
1. Add the chopped kale into a large bowl with the salad dressing.
2. Using your hands, gently massage the salad dressing into the kale.
3. Add the sliced tomatoes, red onions, roasted eggplant, toasted bread, and soppressata.
4. Toss until well-combined.
5. Serve with grated parmigiana reggiano to enjoy.

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