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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 …

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…

Sicilian Eggplant and Pine Nut Caponata

Sicilian Eggplant and Pine Nut Caponata INGREDIENTS: 1 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 1 small Sicilian eggplant (about 1 pound), cut into 3/4-inch dice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4…

Grilled Eggplant with Feta Pesto

Grilled Eggplant with Feta Pesto 1-2 medium sized “Sicilian” eggplant 1/2 cup of basil (finely minced) 1/2 cup of parsley (finely minced) 1 cloves of garlic (finely minced) 2-3 tablespoons of low salt French feta 1/4 cup of…

Baked Eggplant and Goat Cheese Stacks

Baked Eggplant and Goat Cheese Stacks 1 eggplant, about 1 pound, peeled 1 cup panko bread crumbs ¾ cup freshly grated Parmesan 2 large eggs ½ cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small log goat cheese, sliced 10…

Sicilian Aubergine Stew (Eggplant Caponata)

Sicilian Aubergine Stew (Eggplant Caponata) INGREDIENTS olive oil 2 large aubergines, cut into large chunks 1 heaped teaspoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped 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…