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Braised Eggplant and Tomatoes

Braised Eggplant and Tomatoes 1 large eggplant, halved lengthwise 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 small onion, sliced 1/4 cup olive oil 14-oz can whole tomatoes (about 3-4 tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces) 1/4 cup chopped…

Open-Face Grilled Eggplant Sandwich

Open-Face Grilled Eggplant Sandwich Eight 1/2-inch-thick slices of peasant bread Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing One 1 1/4-pound eggplant, sliced crosswise 1 inch thick Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 plum tomatoes, sliced…

Roasted Eggplant, Tomato and Arugula Salad

Roasted Eggplant, Tomato and Arugula Salad 1 large eggplant, cut into 3/4 inch slices 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved 1 teaspoon sugar 2…

Sicilian Style Spaghetti (or Spaghetti Squash) with Eggplant

Sicilian Style Spaghetti (or Spaghetti Squash) and Eggplant INGREDIENTS For the eggplant: 1-2 medium eggplants 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1/2 lemon, juiced 6 fresh basil leaves Kosher…

Rigatoni with Eggplant and Pine Nuts

Rigatoni with Eggplant and Pine Nuts INGREDIENTS Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 unpeeled large eggplant (1 1/2 to 1 3/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 medium yellow bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch squares 2 cups grape tomatoes 3…