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Old 10-20-2010, 10:09 PM   #21
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Baked eggplant with tomato sauce--Sicilian Style-- Very tasty. After I baked it, I tossed it with the pasta.
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Old 10-28-2010, 04:37 PM   #22
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Another way to enjoy eggplant:
Bruschetta Sicilian style


Ingredients:
12 small slices sesame seed bread
1 eggplant
½ tsp salt
⅛ tsp pepper
1 ripe tomato, peeled and diced
½ cup goat cheese crumbled
12 leaves sweet basil
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil.
fresh black pepper

Directions:
Preheat oven at 375°
Bake whole eggplant for 40 minutes. Grill bread slices. Peel cooked eggplant and purée it with salt and pepper.


Spread eggplant mixture over bread slices, top with cheese and tomato and garnish with sweet basil. Drizzle olive oil over and freshly ground black pepper.


6 Servings
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Old 10-28-2010, 06:13 PM   #23
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I love this recipe - reminds me a little of eggplant parmesan, but much healthier - it tastes like the eggplant is fried, but it's baked! (I increase the breadcrumbs and decrease the Parmigiano Reggiano, since it's too salty for me otherwise):
FAUX FRIED EGGPLANT
Faux Fried Eggplant Aubergine) Recipe - Food.com - 59115
Thanks, merstar. I've been looking and looking for a good eggplant recipe. This one is the one I'm going to try.

I really like that site. At least it asks me what size I'd like to print out! I see that they have a forum too so I signed up and maybe they even have a newsletter. I subscribe to several and get an occasional recipe to try.

Thanks again!
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:00 PM   #24
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For Thanksgiving I invited a few friends and I prepared two of my favorite appetizers: grilled eggplant with pesto sauce, and cauliflower/shrimp salad.
While I was slicing the eggplant I noticed that it was almost seedless. Is there anyway to know when you buy them if they are very seedy or almost seedless?
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:05 PM   #25
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Here is a pizza with roasted eggplant, capicolla, and chopped kale greens, and diced tomato..
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Old 11-28-2010, 09:43 AM   #26
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Smothered Eggplant

Smothered Eggplant

2 lg. eggplant
Salt
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 green pepper and 1 red pepper, sliced
3 Lg. vidalia onions, sliced
Chives to taste
Oregano to taste
4 lg. ripe tomatoes
1/4 lb. sliced Provolone
8 oz. Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Slice eggplants. Salt each slice. Let sit for 15 minutes. Pat dry with paper towels. In 2 tablespoons olive oil, saute slices. Set aside.
Slice green and red pepper, onions and saute in 1 tablespoon olive oil with chives and oregano. Slice tomatoes.
In 9 x 13 inch baking pan, layer onions, eggplant slices, tomatoes and Provolone cheese. Repeat. Add more tomatoes and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper.







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Old 11-28-2010, 09:52 AM   #27
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That looks great! Thanks, again LT!
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Old 01-06-2011, 05:05 PM   #28
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Here is a pizza with roasted eggplant, capicolla, and chopped kale greens, and diced tomato..
I love pizza with grilled eggplants. We made one just a few days ago in my Junior class. The picture was taken before baking the pizza.
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Old 01-12-2011, 09:54 AM   #29
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I don't like eggplants, I have allergy but Indian cuisine has many eggplant dishes. The most common is eggplant fry. It is most common side dish like potato fry.
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:31 AM   #30
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I can't seem to get any flavor into eggplant, even though I follow recipe instructions. I guess I am eggplant challenged!
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