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Poor Man's Caviar

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Ingredients
  Eggplant 1 Large
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Raw green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Coarsely ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 Halve the eggplant and rub 1 tablespoon of oil on it.
2 On a baking pan, place the eggplants cut side down.
3 Broil on the middle rack of oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until eggplant is quite soft.
4 Allow to slightly cool.
5 Gently scoop out the pulp and mash it using a fork.
6 In a pan, add the remaining oil and saute onion and garlic in it until brown.
7 Stir the mixture into eggplant pulp with remaining ingredients.
8 Correct the seasoning if required.
9 Refrigerate for 2-3 hours and chill.

SERVING
10 Sprinkle chopped parsley and serve with bread rounds or toast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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