Vegetarian eggplant caponata salad recipe. Very easy and delicious vegetarian salad or stew ( if desired) prepared in a pan. This recipe belongs to Italian cuisine.
Ingredients in Vegetarian Eggplant Caponata
Half of the large eggplant, pared, 2 ribs celery, 2 medium yellow onions, 2 cloves garlic, 16 oz (480 ml) can peeled tomatoes, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive or salad oil, 2 tablespoons (30ml) cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon (5 ml) mixed Italian, ,herbs, 1/3 cup (80 ml) pine nuts, salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Vegetarian Eggplant Caponata Salad Recipe
Cut the eggplant into 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) cubes, then slice the celery in half lengthwise and mince. Peel 2 medium yellow onions, halve, then slice. Mince peeled garlic.
In a large pan, combine the remaining ingredients, except nuts. Mix well. Add cubed eggplant, celery, and onions. Stir. Set the heat to high and bring vegetable mixture to a boil, then cover with a lid, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables just tender.
Remove the pan from the heat. Set aside allow cooling. Sprinkle with pine nuts and stir. Use as a side or main dish.
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- 1/2 large eggplant, pared and cut into cubes
- 2 ribs celery, sliced
- 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 16 oz (480 ml) can peeled tomatoes, undrained
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) pine nuts
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive or salad oil
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon mixed dried Italian herbs
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
In a large pan, combine all ingredients, except cubed eggplant, celery, and onions. Mix well.
Stir in eggplant, sliced celery, and onions.
Bring vegetarian mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat to medium-low, cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat and set aside. Allow cooling.
Transfer vegetable salad to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with pine nuts and stir well.
Serve warm or cold.