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Chipotle chickpeas with aubergine & pitta


Chipotle chickpeas with aubergine & pitta

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Serves 4


  • 4 wholemeal pittas, cut into triangles
  • 150g light light crème fraîche
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 limes zested and juiced, plus extra zest and wedges to serve
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • For the topping
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 small aubergines, finely sliced 400g chickpeas, drained
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • half a small bunch of coriander, roughly chopped, plus extra to serve


  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Lay the pittas in a single layer on a baking tray and toast for 10 mins until crisp.
  2. Meanwhile, make the topping. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion and aubergine over a medium heat for 10 mins until softened. Add the chickpeas and chipotle paste, and cook for another 5 mins. Remove from the heat and stir in the coriander and some seasoning.
  3. Whisk together the crème fraîche, tahini, lime juice and zest, and garlic in a bowl, along with 50ml water to loosen.
  4. To serve, top the toasted pittas with the tahini lime sauce, pile on the aubergine and chickpeas and finish with a sprinkling of coriander, the extra lime zest and lime wedges.
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