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REC: Eggplant Jam

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Posted to Thread #22459 at 4:25 pm on Jul 13, 2012

Posted by SallyBR....don't know if you could can it. Thoughts?

Moroccan Eggplant Jam

Recipe type: appetizer
Author: Iris Windsor
Prep time: 13 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 13 mins
Serves: 12
Wonderfully sweet and tangy and perfect with other dips or all on its own.


750 grams peeled eggplant chopped
4 cloves garlic very finely diced
1 onion finely diced
Oil for frying
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
1 long red chilli finely diced
Salt and freshly ground pepper
100ml white vinegar
½ cup brown sugar
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
1 tbsp chopped flatleaf parsley


Peel eggplant and chop into small pieces
Prepare garlic and onion and dice very finely
Combine eggplant, garlic and onion
Cook in batches in a pan til soft
Add paprika, cumin, turmeric and chilli and cook for 30 seconds
Add vinegar and brown sugar and stir well to combine
Reduce heat, stirring often, til most of the moisture has evaporated
Stir in salt and pepper to taste and chopped herbs
Transfer to serving bowl
Sprinkle with chopped parsley or coriander (cilantro) and a dusting of paprika
Serve at room temperature with pita bread


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