Any hostess wants to have dishesThe festive table was not only delicious, but also beautiful. And best of all, if they will amaze with their unusual appearance. After all, most likely, these dishes will disappear first from the festive table. Very opportunely in this case, there may be a snack from the eggplant "Peacock's tail." Despite the fact that it is prepared from the available products, it looks very colorful and appetizing.

peacock tail of aubergines
To prepare "Peacock's tail" from eggplant, of course, we need the eggplants themselves. In addition, you will also need tomatoes, zucchini, mozzarella, basil, salt, pepper and garlic.

Eggplant wash and, if necessary, soak with saltfor an hour. This is done so that the extra bitterness leaves them. After this, each cut along, leaving the joint at the root. As a result, the eggplant can be expanded as a fan. Separately fry the zucchini, cut into slices. Mix the crushed garlic and basil, add the olive oil so much to get a viscous mass. Lubricate it with each petal, sprinkle grated cheese on a small grater and put a mug of zucchini and tomato on top. Bake the resulting "tails" in the oven until cooked at a moderate temperature.

Eggplant, Peacock Tail Recipe
But since almost everyone likes eggplant, the recipe"Peacock's tail" was quickly adapted for existing diets, for example, for the "minus 60" system. The aubergines are prepared in the same way. But the whole preparation of the dish is done in the microwave. So, the eggplants are salted and prepared first 5 minutes. Then for each "feather tail" is laid out chicken minced with onion and another 4 minutes put in a microwave. Then, slices of tomatoes or bell pepper are added (or both), and another 4 minutes are heated. Now it only remains to add grated cheese, send it to the microwave for another 2 minutes - and the appetizer "Peacock's tail" from eggplants is ready.

But all the options have one drawback - notalways it is possible to find aubergines with a thin and equal skin. So, it is necessary to clean, and the dish will lose some of its charm. In this case, a snack "Peacock's tail" from aubergine can be prepared in a different way. Cut the eggplant into slices, add salt and leave for 20-30 minutes. Then rinse under running water. Fry in vegetable oil on each side for a couple of minutes. Put it on a paper napkin so that excess oil is absorbed. Meanwhile, mix the grated cheese, chopped garlic and mayonnaise. With this mixture, spread the hot eggplants. Put them on a flat dish, giving a tail shape. Decorate with sliced ​​tomatoes, cucumbers and black olives.

Eggplant appetizer Peacock tail
At will to such a "tail" can be made frompear and peacock itself. Using a thin knife, cut out a figure from it. For eyes use clove or pepper peas, for the beak - Bulgarian pepper. Wings can be made from cucumber and olives, as well as legs. The head of the peacock can be decorated with any herbs - dill, parsley or coriander. Here you can experiment, making each time a new bird.

Snack "Peacock's tail" from eggplant, whateverThe recipe was not chosen, it is sure to please all guests. At first with its beautiful appearance, and then with inner content. And do not worry if some pieces are uneven. In nature, there is nothing the same, it looks just natural.

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