Caponata - a Sicilian dish famous around the world! Great at any time of the year.
For 6 Person(s)
For the Caponata:
- 1 eggplant
- 1 pound green peppers
- 1 pound red peppers
- 4 stalks of celery
- 1/2 pound carrots
- 1/2 pound hot green olives
- 1/2 pound pitted Kalamata olives
- 1/4 cup capers
- 1 large onion
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 8 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- salt & pepper
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- Cut the carrots and celery in small pieces and boil in salted water.
- In a saute` pan add 3 Tbs of olive oil and saute` the onion cut in thin slices.
- Cut the red and green peppers in small pieces and add to the onions. Saute` until they are soft (about 15 mins.) Salt and pepper to taste.
- Crush the capers and the olives and add to the peppers. Add the tomato paste. Saute` for an additional 5 mins.
- In another saute` pan put 1/2 cup of olive oil and saute` the eggplant cut into small cubes. Do not remove the peel from the eggplant. Saute` until eggplant is soft (about 10 mins.)
- Pour all the sauteed vegetables into a large bowl and add the vinegar and sugar.
- Mix well and serve either hot or cold.
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excellent! - NonnaLinda
My family did not make this as far as I remember, but boy do I love it and so do my kids and everyon...
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