Turkish Eggplant StewSubmitted by: BEAUCHEMIN
IntroductionA Mediterranean eggplant stew with zucchini A Mediterranean eggplant stew with zucchini
1 Medium-sized Onion, coarsely chopped
3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
1 1/2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 Zucchini, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 Cubanelle Pepper, coarsely chopped
2 Chinese Eggplants, peeled, coarsely chopped
3 Roma/Plum Tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/4 Cup Tomato Puree
2 Teaspoons Vegetable Stock Powder
1/4 Cup of Water
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Chili Flakes (Optional)
Coarsely chopped the remaining vegetables. Remove quartered eggplants from salt water, rinse, and chop coarsely.
Add onions and olive oil to a pot. On a high heat stir and sauté onions until translucent. Reduce to medium heat and add garlic. After 1 to 2 minutes add the chopped zucchini, cubanelle pepper, and eggplant. Stir in pot allowing vegetables to be coated in olive oil and absorb flavour of onions and garlic. After 1 to 2 minutes add tomato, tomato puree, vegetable stock powder, water, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir all ingredients together, cover pot with lid, and let simmer for for 10 to 15 minutes on low/medium heat. Stir occasionally. Makes 4 1-cup servings.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BEAUCHEMIN.