Chili eggplant

Chili Eggplant

Chili eggplant is a superb recipe to spice up your meal plan. It’s low-carb, easy to prepare, and your whole family can enjoy it.

Approved for all Ideal Protein phases. Go ahead and plate it right away with some Cauliflower Fried Rice.


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1/2 red onion – finely chopped
  • 1 fresh long chili, sliced long and thinly
  • 1 tbsp. lemon thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. ground sumac


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F

Step 2

Pierce the eggplant with a fork and place it on an oven tray

Step 3

Bake for 30 minutes or until it’s tender

Step 4

Once cool enough, peel and chop coarsely

Step 5

Place in a bowl and season with red onion, chili, lemon thyme leaves

Step 6

In another bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, ground sumac, and pour over the eggplant mix

Step 7

Toss and combine well

Step 8

Serve and enjoy!

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