*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               BAKLAZHANNAYA IKRA (EGGPLANT CAVIAR ODESSA ST
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Russian                          Appetizers
                 Vegetables                       Ethnic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lg           Eggplant -- (1 1/2 To 1 3/4 Lb)
    1       md           Onion -- Finely Chopped
    1       md           Tomato -- Meaty, Peeled And
                         -Finely Chopped
    2       lg           Cloves Garlic -- Minced
    1       tb           Olive Oil
    2       tb           Red Wine Vinegar
                         Salt And Freshly Ground
                         -Black Pepper
                         Fresh Parsley -- Chopped For
                         -Garnish
 
   Preheat the oven to 375 Degrees F.  Pierce the
   eggplant in several places with a knife and bake, on a
   baking sheet, until soft, about 50 minutes, turing
   midway through the baking time.  Remove from the oven
   and cool. Cut the eggplant, lengthwise, in half.
   Scoop out the pulp and chop until very fine.  In a
   large bowl, combine the pulp with the onion, tomato,
   garlic, oil, and vinegar.  Blend thoroughly and season
   with the slat and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for
   several hours.  Place in a serving dish and garnish
   with the parsley.  Serve with pita triangles or
   cocktail rye bread.
  
 
 
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