Sunday, November 2, 2008

Double Coriander Eggplant Tagine

serves 4. 30min or fewer.

2 Tbs. olive oil
1 large sweet onion, peeled and thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
12 baby eggplants, halved lengthwise
2 tsp. ground coriander
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. agave nectar
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 28-oz can chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 5 minutes, or until softened. Add eggplants, coriander, cumin, agave nectar, and red pepper flakes. Saute 5 minutes, or until eggplants are softened. Add tomatoes, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, or until sauce is thickened and eggplant is tender. Stir in cilantro, and season with salt and pepper.

Serve warm over steamed quinoa, brown rice, or alternate grain.

recipe adapted from: Vegetarian Times, October 2008

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