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Smokey Eggplant and Caper Dip

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Category: Dips

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Eggplant
  • 1 tb Minced onion
  • 1 tb Capers - small or medium
  • -sized; up to 2
  • 1 tb Fresh parsley
  • 1 ts Salt or to taste
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 2 sm Cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 2 tb White vinegar or lemon
  • -juice; up to 4
  • 2 dr Wright's Natural Liquid
  • -Smoke or similar product;
  • -up to 4
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil; up to 1/2


Additional capers
2 md Tomatoes; chopped coarsely
1/2 Green pepper; (chopped

To prepare eggplant, trim top and end off. Split horizontally in two and
lightly salt. Allow to stand 15 minutes. Pat off any moisture with a paper
towel. Paint top with vegetable oil. Place cut side down on a shallow
microwave ovenproof baking sheet or pan. Cover with wax paper. Microwave on
High, 12-16 minutes. Test to see if eggplant is done by piercing with a
fork. It should be absolutely tender. If not, cook in additional increments
of 3 minutes on high.

Peel skin from eggplant. Place in work bowl of food processor. Add
remaining ingredients, reserving some of the oil to use as needed (oil
helps produce a smooth texture and creamy appearance). Taste and adjust
seasonings - adding more salt, liquid smoke or vinegar as required. To
serve, fold in additional capers, tomatoes and green pepper.

Offer with crackers, toasted pita wedges, or black bread. Serves 6-8 as an

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