Chilled Eggplant Appetizer Recipe
1 large eggplant
2 green peppers
1 raw onion, diced, to taste
1 lemon juice to taste
1 salad oil to taste
1 salt and pepper to taste
Bake eggplant and green peppers in a 350 deg. oven for 1 hour. Turn
after 1/2 hour; let cool. Peel eggplant; if it is watery, squeeze and
drain on paper towels.
Skin and seed the green peppers. Chop eggplant and peppers, then
When you are ready to serve, add diced raw onion, lemon juice, salad
oil, salt and pepper, all to taste.
Chill and eat cold as an appetizer.
*This recipe freezes well. Freeze in the summer when eggplant is
plentiful and defrost later and add remaining ingredients.
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