Try this Roasted Eggplant Dip recipe, or contribute your own.
"I tried with and with out the tomato, and they are both very tasty dip"
Preheat oven to 400F. Place eggplant, skin side up, in a large roasting pan. Add tomatoes, onion, garlic and thyme. Drizzle oil evenly over wegetables. Bake until eggplant is very tender when pierced with a knife, about 50 minutes. Cool vegetables slightly. Peel eggplant and garlic. Transfer eggplant pulp, garlic, tomatoes, onion and any liquid in bottom of pan to the work bowl of a food processor. Add thyme leaves, discarding stem. Puree until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead; refrigerate.) Garnish with parsley and serve dip at room temperature with pita bread triangles. Source: Unknown Typed by Katherine Smith Cyberealm BBS Watertown NY and home of Kook-Net 315-786-1120