Melitzano Salata

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1/2 c Chopped canned whole
(whole milk yogurt may be
Black Pepper; freshly ground
Kosher salt; to taste
1/4 c Freshly-squeezed lemon juice
3/4 c Finely-chopped white onion
2 Garlic cloves; finely
1/3 c Red wine vinegar
1 tb Seltzer water -; (to 3
3 md Eggplants; washed
1/3 c Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 c Chopped fresh parsley
1 ts Dried Oregano

Original recipe makes 1 servings

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Preparation

To prepare yogurt: Line a colander or strainer with cheese cloth and set over a bowl. Bowl should support strainer without touching the bottom of the bowl. Put yogurt in the strainer and let drain overnight. Discard liquid and use strained yogurt according to recipe. Prepare a grill or broiler or heat an oven to 375 degrees. Pierce eggplant with a fork. In an oven broiler or on a hot grill, cook eggplant, turning frequently to prevent burning, until skin becomes black and eggplant is soft, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove eggplant from heat and cool on a wire rack over a baking sheet to catch juices. Eggplants may be baked for 45 minutes for similar results. When eggplant is cooled, peel off skin and coarsely chop. With paddle attachment in an electric mixer, add eggplant, tomatoes, onion and garlic, and mix on medium speed about 1 minute. Stop machine and add yogurt. Continue to mix at medium speed for another minute. With mixer running, slowly add vinegar and lemon juice. Continue mixing while slowly adding olive oil. Thin mixture with seltzer as needed until eggplant salad is the consistency of a loose paste. Add parsley, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate overnight and serve. This recipe yields 3 cups. Recipe Source: MICHAEL?S PLACE with Michael Lomonaco Recipe courtesy of chef Jim Botsacos, Molyvos From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # ML-1C31) Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a@prodigy.com ~or- MAD-SQUAD@prodigy.net 02-08-1999 Recipe by: Jim Botsacos

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