Eggplants With Tomatoes And Raisins Recipe

Eggplants with tomatoes and raisins is a flavorful and hearty dish that combines the sweetness of raisins with the tanginess of tomatoes. The eggplants are cooked until tender and then simmered in a rich tomato sauce, which is enhanced by the addition of plump raisins. This dish is perfect as a side dish or can be served over rice or pasta for a satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Ingredients for Eggplants With Tomatoes And Raisins Recipe

  • 1/2 Eggplants
  • as required Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 cup Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 0.06 cup Raisins
  • pinch Pinch Of Sugar
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • As required Dried Herbs To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Eggplants With Tomatoes And Raisins Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by slicing the eggplants into 1/2-inch thick rounds and sprinkle them with salt. Let them sit for 15 minutes to remove any bitterness.
  • STEP 2.Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add the sliced eggplants to the skillet and cook until they are golden brown on both sides.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, mix together diced tomatoes, tomato paste, raisins, and a pinch of sugar. Pour the mixture over the eggplants in the skillet.
  • STEP 5.Cover the skillet and let the eggplants simmer in the tomato sauce for about 15-20 minutes, or until they are tender.
  • STEP 6.Season with salt, pepper, and dried herbs like oregano or basil, to taste.
  • STEP 7.Serve the eggplants with tomatoes and raisins hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.
  • STEP 8.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose eggplants that are firm and shiny with no blemishes.
  • If you prefer a sweeter flavor, you can add a bit more sugar or honey to the tomato sauce.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a splash of balsamic vinegar or red wine to the tomato sauce.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or basil for added freshness and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish can be served as a side dish or as a main course over rice or pasta.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through.
Nutrition
value
128
calories per serving
8 g Fat4 g Protein10 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    51mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1307mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    85mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    43mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    80mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    66mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp