Baby Eggplants: recipes

LELO Makdous (Walnuts & Almonds Stuffed Eggplant) a L’orange with Yogurt – Appetizer size. Serves 4

  • 9 baby eggplants
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 fresh orange
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 pint plain yogurt


  • Clean and crush the garlic cloves
  • Clean and thinly slice the orange into very small cubes
  • Mix the garlic and the salt with the yogurt.
  • Place the baby eggplant in the serving plate, pour yogurt on, add the orange slices on the top
  • Serve 3 Makdous eggplant per person and add the yogurt, decorated with the orange cubes on the yogurt.

LELO Makdous Pyramid au Zaatar Mix & Yogurt – Appetizer. Serves 4

  • 12 LELO stuffed baby eggplants
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup of fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sumac
  • 1 endive
  • 1 small fresh mint bunch


  • Peel the endive to separate leaves
  • Crush the garlic cloves to a finely puree finish
  • Mix the garlic with the yogurt in a bowl.
  • Build the pyramid: put one baby eggplant on one endive leave, add the second endive leave on a cross position over the first one, build a third pyramid layer with the same principle.
  • Gently pour the yogurt over the pyramid
  • Garnish with the fresh pomegranate seed
  • Sprinkle on the sumac
  • Finish with a fresh mint leave on the top to decorate.

Also great with:

  • Charcuteries platter