6 June 2014

Eggplants gratin (aubergines) (berenjenas gratinadas)





Love aubergines and this is a typical mediterranean recipe simple and delicious.

Source: My own notbook recipes







Ingredients
(4 servings)


3 tablespoons olive oil 
2 large aubergines
1/2 cup vegetable broth 
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 
250 grams tomato sauce 
1 cup of heavy cream 
1 cup of grated gruyere cheese(or other)
 1 tablespoon butter 
1 tablespoon chopped basil
salt and pepper


Method

Preheat oven to 180°c
Heat olive oil in a very large frying pan over medium heat.
Add slices or cubes  of eggplants (aubergines) and cook by a while until they are cooked.
Add flour and stir careully.
Cook by 3 to 4 minutes.
Add broth and remove it from heat and stir to make a smooth sauce.
Back to heat and cook by 5 minutes.
And then add the tomato sauce- heavy cream-1/2 cup of cheese and chopped basil.
Season with salt and pepper and stir well.
In a large gratin dish (or individual gratin dishes) place the aubergines mix and sprinkle with the cheese and  pieces of butter.
Place the gratin on a baking sheet and bake about 20 minutes or until  the custard sets and the top is browned.Add some basil when serve.

















En español

Berenjenas gratinadas











102 comments:

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    1. Hi Betsy you like aubergines?
      I love them!

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    2. I had to look up "aubergines"! We call those eggplants! Looks delish!

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    3. oh Yes maybe is best I put in English Betsy Many people say aubergines and others eggplants we say berenjenas :)

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    4. I fixed Betsy I want be easy to understand thanks!!

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    5. I would love to have this for dinner tonight!

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  2. Fácil de preparar y es muy rico!

    Un saludo :)

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    1. Cierto es fácil y delicioso Mari a mi me encantan pero se que no a toda la gente!

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  3. Excellent meal. Blessings, Catherine

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  4. Eggplants are delicious, they are one of my favorite vegetables. Your recipe looks like the perfect comfort food!

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    1. Yes Ann I think so is one of my favorites too!

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  5. Buonissimo Gloria!! Con tanto gusto!!
    Buon week end

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  6. I could eat several helpings, Gloria.
    Looks delicious!
    I like your world, Gloria
    I can see myself and Betsy spinning around!

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    1. It's Bluelights, of Bristol! :)

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    2. Haha all love this world!! Is funny!
      Thanks Eddie!

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    3. Betsy, would you do me the honour of having a dance with me on Gloria's world?
      We woud be spinning!!

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    4. I think we should dance to the song Dizzy by Tommy Roe. Remember that song? haha.

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    5. What a good choice - I'd love to get dizzy with you! hahaha

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    6. So are you dizzy Lizzie! hahaha

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  7. I love eggplant. One of my favorites. Yours looks yummy.

    Soon, I am going to make Chocolate Chunk Muffins.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Happy Baking!

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    1. Thanks Ivy have a nice weekend and boggie boggie!

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  8. buonissime le melanzane gratinate, ne mangerei una teglia intera :)
    un bacione, buon week end

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  9. A favorite of our's too. The dish looks delicious. I have those same cups as in your new header photograph!!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  10. Yum Gloria, I'll make them today :-).

    Ciao
    Alessandra

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  11. Esperanza and I love aubergine or eggplants
    Alessandra and this is delicuous!:)

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  12. I love aubergines ..especially this way:)

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  13. I'd eat the green leaves at least, on those I can feast lol

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    1. Haha! Yes I think so! Are basil
      Leaves so you can feast lol

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  14. This looks delicious. Your pictures are making me hungry and makes me wish I could have a taste right now.

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  15. One of favourite veggies, Gloria. This looks very delicious.
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Angie

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    1. Yes I lover aubergines too:)
      Thanks you too!

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  16. Very mediterranean, very delicious, special recipe for summer!!!

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    1. Hi Pepi how are you? I love this type of food!
      xo

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  17. oh...I would love this one, Gloria! Can't wait for the aubergine season...

    ela h.
    Gray Apron

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  18. Este es uno de mis platos predilectos! Me encanta.
    Un abrazo y buen fin de semana

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    1. Gracias Nathy a nosotras con la Espe nos encanta la berenjena.
      Besos

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  19. Gloria this looks tasty and delicious!!!!!!!

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  20. nice...i never really appreciated eggplant til the last year or so
    when i found someone that could make it and not feel like i was eating mush

    so how is she today? better?

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    1. Maybe you would try this!
      She is a little better I saw she is sleeping
      Is good last night doesnt sleep so much.
      Thanks Brian

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  21. Gloria,

    Eggplant is one of my favorite foods..eggplant parm being my favorite main dish. This one looks very good..you are such a wonderful cook :-)

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    1. Thanks Truedessa and you are an amazing poet:)

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  22. Recipe of my homeland! But yours has some small change! By the way yummy! :D

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  23. Of course I think the recipes when go to other country always has a twist!
    We love italian food:)

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  24. I like them grilled but you are very creative with the recipe ~ The sauce looks good already ~ Winter already at your part of the world? ~ Hope you have a wonderful weekend Gloria ~

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    1. I think grilled are delicious too Grace, like the zucchinis!
      Have a nice day!

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  25. Yummy! I know eggplant can be really good when prepared correctly.

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  26. Now I can hardly wait for eggplant season!

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  27. I'm with you...I love eggplant too! What a perfect recipe, Gloria!

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  28. un plat gourmand et délicieux j'aime bien les aubergines
    bonne journée

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  29. Hi Gloria,
    I love eggplants and these look so delicious! Yummy!

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  30. I love tomatos and basil ! Looks delicious !

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  31. I love aubergine - this looks amazing!

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  32. Looks so delicious and i am in so much love with those cups on your header.

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  33. I'm trying to grow eggplants in my garden this year so I am happy to start collecting recipes like this! Beautiful flavors in your recipe with the Gruyere chese and fresh basil.

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  34. Sounds like a delicious away to serve eggplant Gloria.

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  35. A great twist for making egg plant into a great treat............

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  36. oooo la la Gloria! Eggplant gratin is not something I have ever had before but, it sure sounds dee...li...cious! The creamy tomato sauce sounds so interesting. I must save this recipe because I have eggplant growing in the vegetable garden!

    Thank you so much for sharing, Gloria...

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  37. oooo la la Gloria! Eggplant gratin is not something I have ever had before but, it sure sounds dee...li...cious! The creamy tomato sauce sounds so interesting. I must save this recipe because I have eggplant growing in the vegetable garden!

    Thank you so much for sharing, Gloria...

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    1. Goodmorning Gloria!!!!

      I just looked at my calendar and guess what, today is your birthday!!! Can you hear me singing Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday dear Gloria, Happy Birthday to Youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu....Lots of Hugs sent your way:) XOXOXO

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    2. Thanks dear Louise you are the best!

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  38. Now, I'm wondering... what time were you born, Gloria Dear?

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    1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOUUUUUUUUU
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      CLICK!

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    2. Thanks dear Grumpy blue!!♡♥
      I hope to make a new post:)
      I hope to be more wisom no more old lol
      See you later:)

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    3. You are yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyoung!!!!!!!

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  39. it's really a delicious recipe Gloria, have a good week !

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  40. Gratins are always so delicious!

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  41. Fabulous! I couldn't possibly resist to a plate like this. So tasty aubergines. Love it Gloria!

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  42. HAPPY BIRTHDAY querida amiga, que tenga un día precioso, que te regaloneen mucho , te mando un abrazo y beso enorme!!

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  43. Happy Birthday Gloria xxx

    I have never tried Eggplant, but now I can't wait!!!
    Thank you so much for introducing me to this new taste...:)

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  44. It looks comforting and delicious!

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  45. Your aubergines look wonderfully delicious…love this recipe!

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  46. Happy belated birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day. Aubergine...sounds so pretty! And looks delicious!

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