Monday, April 28, 2014

Recipe: Caponata - Sicilian Style

Ingredients for 4 people
  • 8.8oz.(250g)  Sliced Eggplants in Oil 
  • 5.3 oz. (150g) Sliced Peppers 
  • 3 oz. (80g) Italian Green Olives (Cerignola)
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 1 onion
  • 1oz. (30g) of salted capers
  • 2 tablespoons of raisins
  • 1 tablespoon of pine nuts (pignoli nuts)
  • 7oz. (200g) Tomato and Basil Sauce 

Use the following ingredients in amounts to satisfy your desired taste:
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Bread Crumbs

  • In a pan heat two tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil and fry gently the onion and celery cut into slices, add capers, Green Olives (Cerignola), raisins soaked and pine nuts. Mix everything together and after two minutes add Tomato and Basil Sauce vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. 
  • Add the Eggplants and Peppers Fillets Fillets Spagni & Spagni, and cook 10 minutes, so that the vinegar evaporates
  • Serve with bread crumbs and dress with toasted breadcrumbs and a drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
Visit any Doris Italian Market location for the ingredients to this delicious recipe. If you do not live near us, visit your local trusted grocer/market and enjoy your work of culinary art! Buon appetito!

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