Eggplant for the winter with honey and chili: Yevhen Klopotenko shares his original recipe

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Eggplant recipe
Eggplant recipe. Source: Evgeny Klopotenko's site

Eggplant is one of the most delicious vegetables. It can be used to prepare many delicious dishes, from salads, and caviar, to stuffed rolls, and casseroles. They can also be deliciously pickled, canned, and even made into cutlets.

What to cook with eggplant

Culinary expert Yevhen Klopotenko shares on his website a recipe for delicious canned eggplant with chili and honey, which will be very spicy and moderately hot thanks to the honey.

How to cook eggplants deliciously for the winter


  • eggplants - 1 kg
Ripe eggplants
  • honey - 2 tbsp
  • sunflower oil (+for frying vegetables and greasing eggplants) - 150 ml
Oils and herbs
  • salt - 1 tsp.
  • bay leaf - 4 pcs.
  • dill - 10 sprigs
Spices for the dish
  • cloves - 4 buds
  • coriander - 1 tsp.
Wine vinegar
  • wine vinegar - 5 tbsp.
  • chili pepper - 1 pc.
Chili peppers
  • garlic - 6 cloves.
Onions for the dish
  • onions - 2 pcs.

Method of preparation:

1. Wash, dry, and cut the eggplant into slices, brush with oil, and place on a baking sheet. Dry in the oven for 20 minutes at 200 C.

Cooking eggplants

2. Finely chop the garlic, onion and chili. Fry until golden brown.

Garlic and chili

3. Put the finished baked eggplant in a bowl, add the roasted onion, garlic, and chili pepper, add salt, honey, chopped dill, and wine vinegar, and mix.

Baked eggplants

4. Marinade: add sunflower oil, bay leaf, coriander, cloves to a saucepan and heat well.

Marinade for eggplant

5. Take sterile jars and lids, put the hot eggplants in them, pour the sunflower oil and spices on top, close the lids and turn them over.

Ready-made eggplants

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