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Spicy Eggplant Sauce

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Ingredients
  Olive oil flavored vegetable cooking spray 1
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 (Olive Oil Flavored)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Peeled diced eggplant 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chopped onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Peeled seeded chopped tomato 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  No salt added tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Serrano chile 1 Small, seeded and chopped
  Peeled ginger root 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Ginger root 2 Teaspoon, peeled and grated
  Chopped basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray; add oil.
Place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add diced egg plant, chopped onion, and minced garlic; saute 5 minutes or until tender.
Add chopped tomato, tomato paste, water, and serrano chile, stirring well to combine.
Add grated gingerroot, fresh basil, salt, and cumin; stir well.
Bring mixture to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in chopped fresh cilantro.
Serve warm over cooked rice or pasta.
Garnish with fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Eggplant

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