Thursday, January 05, 2012

Really great Eggplant Recipe

Thought i would share this new recipe i tried a couple nights ago. We really enjoyed it and it was healthy and easy. It is a fish and eggplant recipe but i left out the fish and it was still really great. So if you like fish or have it handy you can enjoy that too!

From Parties, Potlucks and Barbecues. Taste of home books.

Snappy Eggplant Spaghetti
1 medium onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tbls olive oil
3.5 cups tomato juice
1 small eggplant, peeled and cubed
1 medium green pepper, chopped
16 large pitted ripe olives, finely chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
2 tbls minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 package (1 lb.) spaghetti
1 lb red snapper or grouper fillets, cut into 1 in. cubes

In large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender.
Add tomato juice, bring to boil. Reduce heat cover and simmer for 10 mins.
Add eggplant, green pepper, olives, parsley, basil, salt and red pepper flakes.
cover and simmer 20 mins.
Meanwhile cook spaghetti according to package
Add fish to eggplant mixture; cover and simmer 10 mins.
Drain spaghetti, top with fish (eggplant) mixture.


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