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Caponata Di Melanzane [peppers And Tomatoes, W/Eggplant

Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 5 people

Recipe Ingredients

6 tablespoons 90mlOlive oil
2   Eggplants - small
1 1/4 lbs 567g / 20ozEggplant
  Water with coarse salt
1   Garlic clove - chopped
4   Sweet peppers
1   Onion - large, sliced
1   Hot red pepper pod
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozTomatoes - peeled and chopped
3   Regular tomatoes - (3 to 4)
2 teaspoons 10mlOregano
2 tablespoons 30mlCapers - drained
3   Anchovy filets - chopped
1/4 cup 59mlOlives - green and black

Recipe Instructions

Some time before cooking, cut the eggplant into cubes; do not peel. Place the cubes into abundant water with some coarse salt. Leave for about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, peel and coarsely chop the tomatoes. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the oil and heat till fragrant. Add onion and garlic and sauteeuntil translucent. Add peppers and cook until they start to wilt. Add eggplant cubes and cook for 15 minutes. Add the tomatoes, season with salt, pepper and oregano, and cook until peppers and eggplant are tender but not mushy. Add the capers, olives and anchovies. Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature for several hours.

Little Mom


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