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Nonna's Caponata

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Description

Caponata - a Sicilian dish famous around the world!  Great at any time of the year.

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Ingredients
  • 1 - Eggplant
  • 1 Lb - Green peppers
  • 1 Lb - Red peppers
  • 4 - Stalks of celery
  • 1/2 Lb - Carrots
  • 1/2 Lb - Hot green olives
  • 1/2 Lb - Pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 Cup - Capers
  • 1 - Large onion
  • 2 Tbs - Tomato paste
  • 8 Tbs - Red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs - Sugar
  • Salt & pepper 
Nutritional Analysis per Serving
  Calories
209
  Sodium
967mg
  Total Fat
8g
  Total Carbohydrate
34g
  Saturated Fat
1g
  Dietary Fiber
10g
  Trans Fat
0g
  Sugars
21g
  Cholesterol
0mg
  Protein
4g
Vitamins
  Vitamin A
26%
  Vitamin C
277%
  Calcium
9%
  Iron
15%
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.
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Directions/Steps
  • Cut the carrots and celery in small pieces and boil in salted water.
  • In a saute` pan add 3 Tbs of olive oil and saute` the onion cut in thin slices.
  • Cut the red and green peppers in small pieces and add to the onions.  Saute` until they are soft (about 15 mins.) Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Crush the capers and the olives and add to the peppers. Add the tomato paste. Saute` for an additional 5 mins.
  • In another saute` pan put 1/2 cup of olive oil and saute` the eggplant cut into small cubes. Do not remove the peel from the eggplant. Saute` until eggplant is soft (about 10 mins.)
  • Pour all the sauteed vegetables into a large bowl and add the vinegar and sugar.
  • Mix well and serve either hot or cold.
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Review by granieri , Wednesday, 17 June 2009 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
I made this caponata and it was fantastic. I gave some to my neighbors an now everyone wants the receipe. Try it--you'll like it!!
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Review by NonnaLinda , Saturday, 29 October 2011 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
excellent!
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Review by Nonna Marie , Saturday, 11 August 2012 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
My family did not make this as far as I remember, but boy do I love it and so do my kids and everyone else!
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