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Mom's famous Sicilian Caponata (picture) 
larry


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Mom's famous Sicilian Caponata

Ingredients

2 Medium Long Eggplants
Celery
White Olives (cut in pieces)
Greek Olives (cut in pieces)
Pine Nuts
1/2 can tomato paste
Chopped garlic (onions can also be substituted)
Olive Oil
Pinch of sugar
Basil
1/2 glass white vinegar
Capers

Preparation

Clean and cut eggplants, peel off some of the skin, and cut into square, 2 inch by 2 inch pieces.

Wash and cut celery into pieces, boil, but do not overcook.

Saute' olive oil and garlic (or onions). Put in tomato paste, sugar, basil and vinegar.

Then allow sauce to cool to room temp, and add in capers, pine nuts and olives.

Saute' eggplants in olive oil until cooked, then remove, and pat dry with paper towels.

Mix in eggplants with sauce, and store in the refrigerator.

Delizioso!


Added 12/25/09

Here is a picture of what it should look like:



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It looks very appetizing! Smile You get rid of the bitterness of eggplant before cooking? Question


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wow its very tempting. When we add garlic I guess if it is burnt garlic may give more taste.

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