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Classic Caponata Recipe
Serves: 8 person(s)
Classic Caponata

Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs eggplant, unpeeled, and cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 medium onion, cubed
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes, with italian seasoning, juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 toasted pine nuts

Directions: Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add eggplant, onion, and garlic cloves. saute until eggplant is soft and brown, about 15 minutes. Add diced tomatoes with juice, then red wine vinegar and drained capers.Cover and simmer until eggplant and onion are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes. Season caponata to taste with salt and pepper. Mix in fresh basil. Transfer caponata to serving bowl. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold (Caponata can be made 2 days ahead. Cover and chill.) This recipe yields 6 to 8 appetizer servings. Fresh basil brightens up this traditional eggplant spread. Serve it on baguette slices or crackers.

Categories: Appetizers
Calories 115.4 kcal (482.8 kJ)
Grams (kcal) %
Total Fat 8.9 80.1 69.4 %
Saturated Fat 1.2 10.8 9.4 %
Total Trans Fat 0 0 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 8.9 35.6 30.8 %
Dietary Fiber 3.9
Sugars 4 16 13.9 %
Protein 1.7 6.8 5.9 %
Alcohol 0 0 0 %
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115.4 kcal (482.8 kJ)
Calories from Fat 80.1 kcal (335.14 kJ)
% Daily Value (*)
Total Fat 8.9 g 13.7 %
Saturated Fat 1.2 g 6 %
Total Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 69.3 mg 2.9 %
Potassium 352.8 mg 10.1 %
Total Carbohydrate 8.9 g 3 %
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g 15.6 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 1.7 g 3.4 %
Calcium 21.8 mg 2.2 %
Alcohol 0 g
Iron 2.8 %   •   Magnesium 5.4 %
Manganese 20 %   •   Niacin 4.5 %
Phosphorus 4.2 %   •   Riboflavin 5.9 %
Selenium 0.9 %   •   Thiamin 6.7 %
Vitamin A 10.1 %   •   Vitamin B12 0 %
Vitamin B6 5 %   •   Vitamin C 17 %
Vitamin D 0 %   •   Vitamin E 0 %
Zinc 2 %   •  
(*) Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values maybe higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. These values are recommended by a government body. They are not Slim Diary recommendations.

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