|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.
- 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.