Arabian Vegetable Medley
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IntroductionTo remove eggplant's bitter flavor, sprinkle slices with salt and let sit for 30 minutes before cooking. To remove eggplant's bitter flavor, sprinkle slices with salt and let sit for 30 minutes before cooking.
2 Pounds eggplant, Cut in 1-1/2 cubes 2 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 4 Cups sliced onion 2 Teaspoons minced garlic 1 Teaspoon salt 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon pepper 2 Cans (1 pound each) tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped 1 Can (16 ounces) chick peas, rinsed and drained
2. In same skillet, over medium-high heat, saute onions in remaining oil 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly brown and tender. Stir in garlic, salt, cinnamon and pepper and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Fold in eggplant, tomatoes and chick peas; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 minutes or until eggplant is tender. Remove cover and cook 15 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
Makes 16 servings.
Recipe courtesy of the National Turkey Federation, for more like it, please visit www.eatturkey.com