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    Caponata This recipe makes a lot of caponata, so you'll definitely have leftovers. But it keeps well and is so addictive you'll be happy to have extra on hand.

    Ingredients

    • 2 lb eggplant (preferably small but not Asian)
    • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt (preferably Sicilian)
    • 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups olive oil
    • 11 garlic cloves (from 2 heads), chopped
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste (preferably from a tube)
    • 1 (28-oz) can whole Italian tomatoes, finely chopped and juice reserved
    • 5 celery ribs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 cup large green Sicilian olives (6 oz), pitted and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 1/4 cup drained bottled capers, rinsed
    • 1/3 cup red-wine vinegar
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    • a deep-fat thermometer

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5177 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 542 g 833.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 75 g 373.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 3494 mg 145.57%
    • Calcium: 153 mg 15.3%
    • Potassium: 2613 mg 74.66%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 31 mg 170.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 99 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 27 g 106.68%
    • Sugar: 69 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 53 g
    • Vitamin A 51.05%
    • Vitamin C 86.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat108
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables12
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total12 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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