View cart background image
0
items
Free Shipping Over $49
Culinary Escape to Spain
Get Timely and Delicious Recipe Updates
 
Cooking.com Shopping Ideas For You

Fresh Pecorino and Eggplant

Source: The Italian Gourmet
Recipe Add to Fav Save Recipe View Fav view my favorites Email Friend email recipe to a friend
Rate/Review this Recipe
Active Time:  15 Minutes
Total Time:  1 Hour 15 Minutes
  Serves 4
This recipe, a unique example of a peasant dish from the Aeolian Islands, brings together two symbols of the gastronomy of southern Italy: the eggplant (aubergine) and the primo sale, a tasty Sicilian cheese that is eaten fresh. The tradition of offering dairy products as an antipasto is common to all of southern Italy.
RECIPE INGREDIENTS
2 medium eggplants with firm flesh and tight skin, thinly sliced
salt
Sauce 1:
8 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 sprig flat-leafed parsley, chopped
Pinch of ground red chili pepper
Pinch of black pepper
Sauce 2:
2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon ground red chili pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
13 oz primo sale (fresh pecorino cheese), sliced
Fresh Pecorino and Eggplant Recipe at Cooking.com
DIRECTIONS
Prepare the eggplants: Lay the slices on a cutting board, sprinkle with salt, and place the board at a slant for at least 1 hour, to allow the bitter juices to run off. Rinse the slices and pat dry with paper towels. Broil or grill the eggplant on both sides, then arrange on a platter.


PREPARE SAUCE 1: Combine the olive oil, white wine vinegar, garlic, parsley, chili pepper, black pepper and salt. Pour over the eggplant.


PREPARE SAUCE 2: Combine the olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, chili pepper and oregano, and beat well with a fork.


TO SERVE: Arrange the slices of primo sale neatly over the eggplant. Pour Sauce 2 over and serve.


Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.
Date Added: 01/01/2008
Nutrition Facts per Serving
Yield:   Serves 4
Calories: 312
Sodium: 10mg
Fiber: 7g
Carbohydrates, Total: 17g
Protein: 3g
% Cal. from Fat: 81%
Fat. Total: 28g
Save Recipe Send to Friend Similar Recipes
Recipe error? Contact customer service.
McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams 

Follow Cooking.com

Price Match Guarantee
Satisfaction Guarantee
Shopping Rewards

Recommended Items for You

NEXT: WANNA COOKIE?

NEXT: WANNA COOKIE?

Who doesn't? Get recipes now.