CAPONATA BRINJAL ( An eggplant appetizer )
|Cider vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onions||2 , sliced|
|Celery stalks||2 , diced|
|Dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Drained capers||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Tomato puree||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Boil the eggplant whole in salted water for 5 minutes, then slip skin off and dice.
Saute onion in oil until soft, add tomato puree and diced celery and cook until the celery is soft, adding little water if mixture is too thick.
Stir constantly to avoid burning.
Add capers, seasoning, herb, chopped olives, parsley and eggplant.
Mix vinegar with the sugar and add to mixture stirring gently.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1586 Calories from Fat 1096
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 125 g192.1%
Saturated Fat 15.4 g76.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1379.3 mg57.5%
Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.6%
Dietary Fiber 33.2 g132.9%
Sugars 65.4 g
Protein 15 g30.3%
Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C 105.7%
Calcium 44.4% Iron 33.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet