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Healthy Vegetarian Recipes: Eggplant marinated in chermoula

Updated on June 10, 2015

Eggplant Vegetarian Recipes: Eggplant marinated in Chermoula

Ingredients needed to make marinated eggplant in chermoula

What is Chermoula?

Chermoula is a moroccan condiment that is used in the flavoring of many vegetable recipes. It can be made as a marinade, and added before or after the vegetables are cooked. It is also used as a sauce to serve with vegetables. Works great to pour on top of vegetables or anything else that you can think of that sounds yummy.

Average Preparation Time:

30 minutes and 1 hour of refrigeration before serving.


  • Chermoula
  • 2 medium eggplants (aubergines)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground pepper
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 2 oz. of lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp of freshly chopped coriander
  • 2 tbsp of freshly chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup (4 fluid oz) of olive oil

Recipe Instructions

  1. Cut eggplants into 1/2 inch thick slices and lightly sprinkle salt as desired. Set aside for 30 minutes, then rinse and pat until dry.
  2. Brush the slices of eggplant generously with olive oil and cook under a preheated grill until they are golden brown in color. Both sides must be golden brown in color.
  3. To make the Eggplant Chermoula: Combine all the ingredients, add the eggplant and toss around. Cover and Refrigerate the tossed food for 1 hour and then serve at room temperature.


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      easy vegetarian recipes 7 years ago

      Thanks for a great vegetarian recipe. It is easy to prepare and very healthy indeed.