Eggplant Salad

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If you have been following my blog, you should know by now that eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. Grilled, fried, raw, cooked in anyway possible; I love it. This is a salad made with eggplant that can be eaten as a side dish that goes well with anything. When my mother used to make it, she managed to make a big quantities, to feed our large dinner table 🙂 You can also use it to stuff into a sandwich, which was useful as kids when we needed a quick bite before running out to play with my siblings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 red tomatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • few leaves rocca
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar

Preparation:

  • Wash the eggplant, dry it, and cut it into thin slices
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, fry the eggplant until light brown
  • In another pan, fry the onion until translucent, add the tomatoes and fry until tender, season with salt and pepper
  • Place one layer of eggplant in a tray, then put the cooked tomatoes with onion, place on the top another layer of eggplant
  • Place the tray in the fridge for few hours
  • To serve, cut a piece of this salad, place it in a plate, put on the side few rocca leaves, and on top on the leaves drizzle few drops of balsamic vinegar and enjoy eating

ET VOILA..C’EST TOUT.

Comments

  1. We love eggplant and this recipe is going to be a keeper!

  2. We love eggplant! We use it in pastas, as a side veggie dish, as a main course, as an appetizer, etc. This recipe looks wonderful. Definitely bookmarked for later.

  3. Yum, sounds delicious!

  4. Me too Nina – I love eggplant and wow I love this delicious recipe! I can just imagine how good it must taste, also in a sandwich 🙂
    Thank you Nina!

  5. Happy New Year dear Nina!! 🙂

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