Sun Dried Tomato Eggplant Spread

Sun Dried Tomato Eggplant Spread

Summer is just around the corner and it’s a good time to collect a few hot-weather recipes. This spread is a great alternative to cooking a full meal on a hot day or the perfect appetizer at your next cocktail party.

It goes well on crostinis, crackers, and even as a spread on a sandwich. Serve with a green salad and you’ve got yourself a full meal without all the sweat.

Sun Dried Tomato Eggplant Spread

Serves: 2 cups

You could probably make this in a 1½ quart slow cooker if you added about ½ cup water. (Cook on low 7 to 9 hours.) soy-free and gluten-free
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup (160 g) minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (149 g) minced sweet or bell pepper
  • 2 cups (164 g) minced eggplant
  • ¼ cup (13.5) sun-dried tomatoes, minced in food processor
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) red wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil over medium heat and sauté the onions and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add the peppers, eggplant, sun-dried tomato, tomato paste and red wine.
  3. Cook until the eggplant is soft and cooked through.
  4. Add extra water or wine if the mixture gets to dry before the eggplant is completely done.
  5. Serve warm or cold with crackers or toasted thinly sliced baguette.
Notes
Use leftovers as a tasty pizza topping!

 

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Comments

  1. says

    Mmmmm! Sun-dried tomatoes with eggplant is one of my favorite flavor combinations! And who doesn’t love a spread that can be used for so many different things. I smell a sun-dried tomato eggplant pizza coming on pretty soon. :)

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