Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 28 mins

This recipe will make good use of our Franchi Red Pear tomatoes, White Lightning eggplant & basil from the garden & the plentiful calamari from our waters. Received in email from gourmet-recipes-from-around-the-world. Thanks Petro B.!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 12 inch to 14 inch saute pan, heat together oil, onion and garlic over medium high heat until soft, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Add eggplant and cook until just softened.
  3. Add tomatoes and lemon and season with salt and pepper and cook until they fall apart, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add calamari, season again, and cook until just opaque, about 2 minutes per side.
  5. Add basil and toss.
  6. Arrange on platter and serve.