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Eggplant Caviar

Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Eggplant - sliced
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
3 tablespoons 45mlOil - for cooking
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced shallots
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced garlic
1 tablespoon 15mlCapers - minced
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFinely-chopped rinsed anchovies - (optional)
1/2 cup 118mlGood-quality olive oil
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped parsley
  Peasant bread - sliced for serving
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozFeta cheese - for garnish

Recipe Instructions

In a colander toss eggplant slices with about 1 tablespoon salt, cover with a small plate, weight, and leave to drain 30 minutes. Rinse eggplant slices and pat dry.

Meanwhile preheat grill. Brush eggplant slices with oil and grill about 3 minutes per side or until tender. Cool. Dice eggplant very small. In a serving bowl combine eggplant with remaining ingredients except feta and bread. Adjust seasonings to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with good bread and sprinkle with Feta cheese.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 as an Hors d'Oeuvre.

ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-093 broadcast 01-15-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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