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Eggplant Wonton Soup

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Category: Vegetables, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------EGGPLANT-CAVIAR FILLING--------------------------
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 lb Eggplant
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers, seeded &
  • -- minced
  • 1/4 c Mixed fresh herbs
  • 5 Saffron threads, crushed
  • 6 oz Extra-firm tofu, diced
  • Salt & pepper
  • 48 Round won ton wrappers


5 c Stock
2 Carrots, cut on the diagonal
24 Snow peas
2 Tomatoes, peeled, seeded &
1 1/2" ginger, sliced
24 lg Cilantro leaves, for garnish
1 tb Extra-virgin olive oil

Char pepper on all sides. Transfer to a covered bowl & set aside. Grill
eggplants for at least 15 minutes. Rub off skins of both pepper & eggplant.
Seed, devein & mince pepper. Cut eggplant lengthwise into 3/8" thick
slices. Spray olive oil on both sides. Grill slices till golden & cut into
1/4" dice.

Combine in a bowl the eggplant, pepper, jalapeno, herbs, saffron & tofu.
Season lightly. Place about 1/2 tb of filling in centre of each won ton
wrapper. Brush the edges of the wrapper with water & press one edge over
the other, forming a semi-circle. Press tightly to seal the entire edge.
Repeat with remaining wrappers.

Lay a round of parchment paper in a steam basket. Cover it with a single
layer of won ton wrappers & spray with olive oil. Top with a parchment
round & continue to layer & spray won tons in between rounds of parchment.
Cover pot & steam over boiling water for 5 minutes. Set aside covered.

Place a soup pot over high heat. Add stock & reduce it to 3 1/2 cups.
Lower heat & drop in carrots & cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add snow peas & tomato
& cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat; add won tons, ginger & cilantro.
Serve in shallow bowls, allowing 6 won tons to one person. Each serving can
be drizzled with olive oil.

Serve with Carrot Slaw & Pine Nut & Orange Wild Rice Salad for a lunch

Yamuna Devi, "Yamuna's Table"

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