Introduction: Eggplant Salad – With Tomatoes & Peppers

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This eggplant dish is one of my all time favorite things to eat. It is called “Ikra” in Russian, which means caviar.

Ingredients:
Eggplants - 800 grams

Bell pepper - 500 grams

One onion

Tomatoes - 500 grams

One hot chili pepper

Cilantro - ¼ bunch

Salt - 2 teaspoons

Olive oil - 80 grams

Get the American measures here

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Peel, wash and small dice an onion.

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Remove the stem and seeds and medium dice 500 grams of red bell pepper.

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Wash, peel and medium dice 800 grams of eggplant.

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Peel 500 grams of tomatoes using a peeler, or place in boiling water for 20 seconds and shock in ice water. Cut into cubes.

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Heat 80 grams of olive oil (or another vegetable oil) in a thick bottomed pan. Add the onion. Fry for a minute or two, and add the peppers.

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Cook for a minute, add the eggplant and cook until the eggplant turns translucent.

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Add the tomatoes, 2 teaspoons of salt, and optionally- a minced hot chili pepper and mix.

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Cover and simmer over low heat until the vegetables are tender, and cool. Roughly chop ¼ bunch of cilantro, add into the eggplant salad and mix.

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Serve this delicious vegan eggplant salad warm or cold! Eggplant is one of our favorite things to cook and eat! We love Italian Eggplant Parmesan, Middle Eastern eggplant dip – Baba Ganoush, and Adobo – Filipino eggplant with soy and garlic sauce.

Comments

paulrickkewl (author)2016-05-10

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