Cutting down on salt
doesn't mean you have
to cut out flavour.

The best way to cut down on your salt intake is to cook fresh! You’ll find below some easy recipes that are full of flavour and low in salt. They are also recipes that will store well and can be easily prepared at the beginning of the week, so you don’t have to reach for processed foods during the busy working week. Most of them are super simple so get the kids involved and cook up a storm!

Eggplant dip

  • Sodium

    8mg

  • Energy

    630kJ

  • Fat

    14g

  • Sat Fat

    2g

  • Sugar

    2.3g

Ingredients

  • Eggplant (1 large or 2 medium)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 5 tablespoons tahini
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius
  2. Place eggplant and garlic on a baking tray with olive oil and roast for 20-30 minutes or until eggplant is soft. Allow to cool.
  3. Cut eggplant in half and scoop out insides
  4. Place eggplant, garlic, tahini and lemon juice in a food processor and process until smooth. If you don’t have a food processor you can just mash the ingredients together in a bowl.
  5. Refrigerate before serving
  6. Drizzle with a small amount of oil to serve
  7. Serve with vegetable sticks

 

Serves 6