Eggplant Appetizer16 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 30 min
- Ready In: 1 hr
“This traditional Russian eggplant appetizer is delicious! It's great with crackers or bread. Put leftovers in jars so you can enjoy it the whole winter!” - by Natalia
Original recipe yields 48 servings
- Place the eggplant, bell pepper, tomato, and onion into a large pot. In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, salt, oil, vinegar, and water. Pour over the vegetables. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat for 30 minutes. Serve warm.
Amount Per Serving (48 total)
- 43 cal
- 2.4 g
- 5.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (16)Rate This Recipe
"I LOVED THIS STUFF!! I served it with polenta, first time mushy in a bowl, but the bulk of the polenta I had poured onto a cookie tray & refrigerated, so I took slices, fried them, warmed up the eg..." See moregplant mixture and spooned it over it. Yummy both ways! The buttery warm polenta enhances the flavor of the eggplant mixture! That and a salad makes a great dinner. I just had one eggplant at the time, so I used 1 tomato, 1 pepper (red cuz I don't like green peppers), about 1/2 an onion, about 1/2 the sugar & salt, but I didn't reduce the liquids by much. I will be making this often! I have eggplants in my garden but I've never been a big fan. I am so happy to have found a way to cook them that I love so much!"
"This is an excellent recipe.I am South American , from Uruguay and we also make it , we call it "escabeche''. You can serve it over baked slices of baguette, as an appetizer. To store it , just put it..." See more in a glass jar with a tight lid and it lasts a long time in the fridge. We also do use the same recipe but instead of eggplants you can use chicken ."
"Krasnoyarsk is a Sister City with my hometown Oneonta, NY, so I had to try this out. Natalia has shared a good one! I found I liked it best shaking a little creole seasoning or a drop of Tabasco as a ..." See moretopping to my cracker and eggplant. I'm sure that is not a Russian tradition, but it sure tastes good! ???????! "
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