Dip into our Roasted Garlic and Eggplant Caponata! One taste of this caponata and you'll wonder whether your favorite part is the aroma or the flavor.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 head of garlic
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 large eggplant (1-1/2 lb.)
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp. chopped red onion s
2 Tbsp. HEINZ Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tbsp. KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
thin wheat snack crackers
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 375°F.
Cut 1/2-inch-thick slice off top of garlic, exposing cloves; discard top. Brush cut-side of garlic lightly with oil; wrap tightly in foil. Place on baking sheet. Pierce eggplant in several places with fork or sharp knife. Place on baking sheet with garlic. Bake 50 min. to 1 hour or until both are tender; cool slightly.
Peel eggplant, then cut into small pieces; place in medium bowl. Mince 3 garlic cloves. Add to eggplant along with tomatoes, parsley, onions and vinegar; mix well. Refrigerate 2 hours. Meanwhile, refrigerate remaining garlic for another use.
Sprinkle eggplant mixture with cheese just before serving. Serve as a dip with the crackers.
Eggplant mixture can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before using as directed.
How to Serve Warm
Spoon dip into microwaveable bowl just before serving. Microwave on HIGH 1 min. or just until warmed, stirring after 30 sec.
Store leftover roasted garlic in tightly covered container in refrigerator. Spread onto your favorite crackers, then top with any leftover eggplant mixture. Or, stir the garlic into your favorite pasta dish.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 26g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. dip and 16 crackers
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.