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Old 10-17-2010, 06:51 PM   #1
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Eggplant

Eggplant is one of my favorite appetizers. Just slice them, grill and top them with some pesto sauce. I use Barilla pesto sauce diluted with more extra virgin olive oil. Easy and tasty.

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Old 10-17-2010, 07:28 PM   #2
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eggplant is one of my nominations for "food of the gods."
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Old 10-17-2010, 07:41 PM   #3
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I love eggplant, nobody else here appreciates it. So, I need to get small ones that I can eat on my own. Yours look divine!
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I've never seen Barilla pesto sauce, hm...
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Old 10-17-2010, 11:39 PM   #5
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I've never seen Barilla pesto sauce, hm...
I've found it on the top shelf above the pasta sauces. It's a small jar, easy to miss!
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Old 10-18-2010, 12:33 PM   #6
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I make a paste of tomatoe and red bell peppers and garlic and then spread over egg plant, super yum.
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I've never seen Barilla pesto sauce, hm...
I really like their pesto sauce. You'll have to try it and let us know what you think.
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Barilla and Buitoni are the two commercially made pesto sauces that I have tried and been satisfied with. I always have one jar going to which I constantly add olive oil for any use in cooking. These are grilled eggplants with melted cheese.
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I also like them topped with a slice of tomato and one of cheese. After grillling the slices of eggplant, top with the tomato and cheese (I use mozzerella, but there are some great Mexican melting cheeses), the run under the broiler until bubbly. Good appetizer, also between slices of bread for a wonderful sandwich.
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I like to make and eggplant sandwich, use tither a small or a med sized and Bake in oven with evoo,garlic crushed and home made basil pesto, a nice slice of buffalow mozzarella or your favorite melting cheese.Yop with a second slice of eggplant and ejoy
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