1 whole eggplant, peeled and cubed (1″ pieces)
2 – 3 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium tomato, diced
1 cup chickpeas
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon garlic clove, small diced
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 cup chopped parsley
Whisk together all the dressing ingredients.
Preheat oven to 400°F.
On a baking sheet, fitted with parchment paper, toss eggplant with salt, pepper and olive oil, until evenly coated. Bake about 30-40 minutes, turning once, until eggplant is evenly roasted.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Place eggplant, tomatoes and chickpeas in a medium size bowl.
Toss with some of the dressing. Taste to check seasonings.
Serve with warm pita and/or Greek yogurt.