Vinete (Eggplant) Recipe
1 each eggplant
1 medium onion, grated
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 salt (to taste)
Broil eggplant on all sides until well cooked. Scrape off skin and
mash well with a wooden spoon. Add salt to taste. Mix grated onion
with 1 teaspoon of the oil and add to eggplant. Add remaining oil to
eggplant slowly, stirring constantly. Add lemon juice and serve as an
appetizer on crackers or bread.
Recipe Posted by Mike
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