Fabulous Eggplant Caponata

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put 1 inch oil in deep pot or large skillet over medium high heat. In batches, add eggplant and fry, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and tender, 10 - 12 minutes. Drain on paper towels, season with salt.
  • Drain all but 1/4 cup oil and return to medium high heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden brown, 15 minutes. Add tomato paste and cook, stirring constantly until lightly caramelized, 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add next 7 ingredients and 1/4 cup water. Cook, stirring frequently, until tomatoes break down, 15 minutes. Turn off heat, Stir in pine nuts, parsley, lemon juice and eggplant. Cool to room temperature, serve with crostini.
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