Greek Eggplant Appetizer Recipe
2 medium eggplant
3 medium tomatoes, peeled & coarsely - chopp, ed
3 garlic cloves
3 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tsp fresh mint, chopped
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3 tbsp olive oil
5 tbsp lemon juice
Cook eggplants in their skins. Peel them or scoop out the insides.
Mix the pulp with the tomatoes, galric, herbs, salt & pepper. Put
into blender. Add oil a little at a time, blending at low speed. Add
lemon juice & vinegar & blend at a higher speed till smooth. Serve
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