Cut 1 eggplant crosswise into 8 (1/4-inch-thick) round slices. Cut the other eggplant lengthwise into 8 (1/4-inch-thick) oblong slices. Place all of the eggplant slices in a large bowl; pour milk over eggplant slices, and let stand 5 minutes. Drain in a colander, and pat eggplant slices dry with paper towels. Brush 1 tablespoon oil over eggplant slices, and sprinkle the slices with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Prepare grill. Place eggplant slices on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 3 minutes on each side or until tender. Set aside. Cut red and yellow bell peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place the peppers, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil 15 minutes or until blackened. Place the bell peppers in a zip-top heavy-duty plastic bag, and seal; let stand 10 minutes. Peel and discard skins. Coarsely chop bell peppers, and set aside. Bring 3 quarts water to a boil in a large Dutch oven. Add spinach, and cook 30 seconds. Drain well, and let cool. Squeeze spinach until barely moist; set aside. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic, and saute 2 minutes. Add 1 cup chopped tomato, chopped basil, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and sugar, and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place 1 round eggplant slice in the bottom of each of 4 (10-ounce) ramekins coated with cooking spray. Line sides of each ramekin with 2 oblong eggplant slices. Layer roasted red bell pepper, spinach, tomato mixture, and roasted yellow bell pepper evenly among ramekins; top with remaining round eggplant slices, pressing firmly to pack. Place ramekins on a baking sheet; bake at 250 degrees for 20 minutes. Yield: 4 servings. INSTRUCTIONS FOR Yellow Bell Pepper Coulis: Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots, thyme, and garlic; saute 2 minutes. Add broth, bell pepper, salt, and black pepper; bring to a boil, and cook 35 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup. Discard thyme. Place bell pepper mixture and vinegar in a blender; process until smooth. Yield: 1 cup. INSTRUCTIONS FOR Red Bell Pepper Coulis: Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots, thyme, and garlic; saute 2 minutes. Add broth, bell pepper, salt, and black pepper; bring to a boil, and cook 35 minutes. Discard thyme. Place bell pepper mixture and continued in part 2
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (941g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 57 (22%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 6.3g||8 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.3g||7 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.5g|
|Cholesterol 4.9mg||2 %|
|Sodium 1230.5mg||42 %|
|Potassium 1489.1mg||39 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 35.5g||10 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||16 %|
|Sugars, other 31.5g|
|Protein 17.7g||25 %|
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Calories per serving: 259
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