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Eggplant Sandwiches with Cubanelle Peppers and Baby Arugula

8 (1/2-inch-thick) eggplant slices Olive oil 2 cubanelle peppers or sweet peppers 4 Slices ciabatta bread 1 Candy onions, sliced 2 tablespoons pesto (you can use refrigerated or make your own) 1 cup baby arugula 1/8…

Grilled Eggplant Rollatini

Grilled Eggplant Rollatini For the Marinara: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons freshly minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves) 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 3 tablespoons…

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…

Grilled Sicilian Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Sicilian Eggplant Parmesan 2 Eggplants cut into ½ inch slices Handful coarse, kosher salt 1 jar tomato sauce 1 8 oz. block Mozzarella ½ cup Ricotta cheese ½ cup Parmesan cheese Handful fresh basil 2 tablespoons…

Eggplant Caponata Sandwiches with Basil and Mozzarella

Eggplant Caponata Sandwiches with Basil and Mozzarella 1/3 cup olive oil 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into small cubes, about 4 cups total 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 ounces’ white mushrooms, chopped …

Rainy Day Eggplant Rigatoni

Rainy Day Eggplant Rigatoni 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ medium yellow or sweet onion, chopped pinch hot pepper flakes I large eggplant or 2 medium eggplants, cut into 1/2” cubes 1 large (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes (or you…

Basic, Italian and Greek Grilled Eggplant Ideas

Basic Grilled Eggplant 1 large globe eggplant (about 1 lb.), trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil; more as needed Kosher salt Prepare a medium-high charcoal or gas grill fire. Brush both sides…

Roasted Eggplant Caponata

Roasted Eggplant Caponata 1 large eggplant (1 1/2 pounds) Good olive oil 4 ounces jarred roasted red peppers, chopped 1/2 cup large green olives, pitted and chopped 1 cup chopped yellow onion 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper…

Eggplant Sandwiches with Cubanelle Peppers and Arugula

Eggplant Sandwiches with Cubanelle Peppers and Arugula 8 (1/2-inch-thick) eggplant slices Olive oil 3-4 long hot peppers (seeds removed) OR 2 cubanelle peppers OR 1 large red pepper 4 Slices ciabatta bread 2 tablespoons pesto…

Fried Eggplant Sandwich

Fried Eggplant Sandwich INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups extra-virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves, peeled Pinch red chile flakes 2 (28-ounce) cans whole, peeled tomatoes 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt, more as needed 1-2 Sicilian eggplants…

Eggplant Ricotta Bites

Eggplant Ricotta Bites 1 medium eggplant Kosher salt All-purpose flour, for dredging 2 large eggs 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra- virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 2…

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan 2 small eggplants, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 6 medium plum tomatoes, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra…