*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            GRILLED EGGPLANT “SCAPECE”
 
 Recipe By     :MOLTO MARIO SHOW #MB5611
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        8  small         perfect Japanese eggplants, -- 3 to 4 inches long
        2  ounces        virgin olive oil
      1/4  cup           red wine vinegar
        3  cloves        garlic, -- finely minced
       20                fresh mint leaves, -- roughly chopped
        1  teaspoon      dried orange zest of 1 medium orange
      1/2  cup           extra virgin olive oil
        2  tablespoons   freshly ground black pepper
 
 
 Preheat broiler or light grill. Slice eggplants in half lengthwise and
 brush with olive oil.
 
 Grill eggplant on hot part of barbecue until deep brown and place in
 earthenware bowl. In separate bowl, stir together vinegar, garlic, mint,
 dried orange and extra virgin olive oil. Pour liquid over eggplant and add
 fresh pepper. Allow to sit if you can and serve with a salad of bitter
 lettuce, suchas chicory or radicchio
 
 Yield: 4 antipasto or 8 side dish servings
 
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