Ajvar is a smoky roasted-pepper-and-eggplant relish found across the Balkans. This version, from chef Jessica Koslow, can be made in minutes and is great with juicy grilled steak. Slideshow:  Eggplant Recipes 

Jessica Koslow
Jessica Koslow
August 2014

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Credit: © Con Poulos

Recipe Summary

total:
12 mins
Yield:
3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Roast the eggplant over a gas flame, turning occasionally, until charred all over and tender within, 6 minutes. Discard the stem and skin.

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  • In a food processor, pulse the eggplant with the peppers, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and parsley until chunky. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Serve with steak.

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