Roasted Squash, Aubergine and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios

Roasted Squash, Aubergine and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios

Looking for a delicious and versatile dish that fuses Middle Eastern flavours with roasted vegetables? Check out this Roasted Squash, Aubergine, and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios recipe, inspired by a recipe in Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley’s cookbook Falastin.

Roasted Squash, Aubergine, and Courgettes

To create this delicious dish, tender squash, aubergine, and courgettes are roasted to perfection coated with a blend of sweet honey and tarragon and served with a creamy whipped feta and yogurt mixture. These spices and herbs are characteristic of Middle Eastern cuisine and bring a rich, complex flavour to the dish.

Creamy Whipped Feta and Yogurt

The tangy and savoury whipped feta and yogurt mixture perfectly balances the sweetness of the roasted vegetables, while the sprinkling of toasted chopped pistachios and crushed coriander seeds adds a satisfying crunch and a hint of nutty flavour. This recipe is highly customisable, allowing you to swap out the vegetables for your favourite root veggies, like carrots or parsnips, and make the dish uniquely your own.

Easy to make ahead

Additionally, you can roast the vegetables ahead of time and prepare the whipped feta and yogurt mix a day ahead, making it a stress-free option for busy weeknights. Whether you’re serving it as a starter for four or as a main course for two, this recipe is sure to be a favourite with its delicious Middle Eastern flavours and fresh, healthy ingredients.

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Roasted Squash, Aubergine and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios

Roasted Squash, Aubergine and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios

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Indulge in Middle Eastern flavours with Roasted Squash, Aubergine, and Courgettes With Whipped Feta and Pistachios. Customisable and easy to prepare, this dish is sure to impress.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 916 kcal


Roasted Vegetables

Roasted Vegetables Coating

Whipped Ricotta and Feta Mix

To Garnish


Roasting of the vegetables

  • Preheat the oven to 230C Fan
  • Put the squash, aubergine and courgette into a large bowl with the olive oil, salt black pepper. Mix well, then spread out flat on a parchment-lined baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes, turning over halfway through so that both sides get some colour.
  • Put the ricotta, yoghurt, feta, the lemon zest and juice, the remaining garlic clove, salt and a good grind of black pepper into a bowl. Mix well until smooth, using a whisk to break apart the feta.
  • Put the honey, 1 garlic clove, the cider vinegar, tarragon and salt into a large bowl and mix to combine. Add the squash, aubergine and courgette and stir very gently, to coat.
  • Spread the ricotta, yoghurt and feta mixture out on a large serving platter and top with the courgettes, aubergine and squash, Scatter over the rest of the feta, followed by the pistachios, coriander seeds and chilli flakes. Top with the mint leaves and serve.


Calories: 916kcalCarbohydrates: 75gProtein: 37gFat: 58gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 26gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 1895mgPotassium: 2335mgFiber: 18gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 21673IUCalcium: 774mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Aubergine, Butternut Squash, Courgette, Greek Yoghurt
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Jim 20 March 2023 - 14:15

5 stars

KT77 1 August 2023 - 14:52

5 stars
Very easy to make, I guess it’s a bit of an autumnal dish, but with the British summer in full swing it kind of feels like that……

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Spooning & Forking Couple 1 August 2023 - 14:53

Thank you!


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