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Marinated Mushrooms and Eggplant Recipe

This recipe is a fantastic appetizer, cold lunch dish, or a snack when your feeling peckish.

Marinated Mushrooms and Eggplant Recipe



  1. Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil over high heat in a large pot.
  2. Drop in the cubed eggplant, reduce the heat and simmer for 7 minutes.
  3. Drain the eggplant and allow to cool.
  4. In a skillet combine the 1/2 cup water, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns, basil, oregano, and salt. Bring this mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the mushrooms and eggplant and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring to coat all sides.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Note: This dish will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
The mushrooms and eggplant make an excellent addition to a Rustic Antipasto or White Bean and Tuna Salad.

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