Quinoa is my favorite kitchen sink grain. In my years of making quinoa and adding a variety of greens, nuts, sauces, and spices into it, I’ve always come out with something good. So when I was thinking about uniting eggplant and quinoa, I went a little crazy. Usually I keep it fairly straight forward when I make quinoa dishes: throw in a green or vegetable, the occasional legume, some spice, maybe a nut for some crunch and I call it a day….
Eggplant spans across many countries and cuisines. This week, we enjoy some Italian-style eggplant with Eggplant Caponata. The versatile caponata originates from Sicily and can play any role in your meal. You need a side? Main? Maybe a fun appetizer? Picnic food? Go with caponata. Caponata takes just as good warm or cold….