Imam Bayildi (Swooning Imam)

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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Salt the eggplant slices and set aside for about 20-30 minutes and let them sweat.
  • Squeeze the rounds gently to eliminate the brownish liquid, flatten back into shape, and pat dry.
  • Dip rounds quickly into olive oil to coat letting excess run off.
  • Place on a baking pan and bake in a preheated 450 degree oven until lightly browned.
  • In a saute pan, carefully and lightly, saute the onions, peppers and garlic in olive oil.
  • Add the tomatoes, basil, mint and parsley and saute for a few minutes more.
  • Place the browned eggplant in a baking pan and arrange the sauted vegetables on the eggplant rounds and pour tomato sauce sparingly over the top.
  • Place in a 375 degree oven for and additional 1/2 hour.
  • Remove, cool and chill.
  • Served cold.
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