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Sicilian Caponata

Ingredients

1 egg plant, unpeeled cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 ripe tomatoes, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/3 cup pimento stuffed olives, halved
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
3 tbs sugar
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1 tbs capers
Classic recipe in Sicilian culture, this recipe sings the flavor songs of Sicily. It contains, egg plant, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, pimento and other spices.

Directions:

  • In a large sauce pan combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Cook over low heat, uncovered for about an hour, stirring occasionally until mixture is soft and all liquid has cooked away.
  • Cool then refrigerate.
  • Serve as a salad or relish.

Servings

4

Prep

25 min

Cook

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy