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Eggplant, Zucchini and Sweet Red Pepper Stew

Eggplant, Zucchini and Sweet Red Pepper Stew

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Barbara Ann Ring

Makes a great veggie main meal!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1054 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place eggplant in a colander and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot. Rinse eggplant and pat dry. Saute until slightly browned. Stir in onion and saute until transparent. Stir in garlic and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice, zucchini, red bell pepper, tomatoes, wine, water, salt and red pepper flakes. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture reaches a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in basil, parsley and rosemary.
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Reviews

Amy Jo
30
7/31/2008

I love this recipe. I have made it twice. I took the advice of another reviewer and flipped the cooking order of the eggplant and onions. When I cooked the eggplant first it soaked up all the oil and there wasn't any left to cook the onions. It worked much better the opposite way. I also used a can of Italian diced tomatoes (only because I didn't have any fresh) and that worked out great. I added extra water but I also used very large vegetables so that could be why I needed more water. All in all a very good way to use up vegetables from the garden. It freezes great too!

LYNNIEMILANO
26
4/3/2008

This dish had nice flavor and was very easy to make. As per other reviewers I sauteed my onions and garlic first, then added the eggplant. After adding the other ingredients I discovered I only had organic rice in the house, which extended the cooking time a bit but otherwise worked just fine. I think I skipped the Marsala (feeding to kids) but we certainly didn't miss it. Thanks for a keeper!

SBAM
19
8/14/2003

This is a wonderful recipe - the next day! It does requires a lot of chopping...but worth it. I used 1/2 basmati rice and 1/2 white rice.. I preferred the meal the following day... the flavors really gelled then... Next time I will make it in the a.m for a p.m. meal.