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Eggplant Rolls with Calamondin Marmalade Recipe

Ingredients

2 medium eggplants. halved.
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided.
1 red onion, diced .
2 garlic cloves, minced.
1 pint of white mushrooms, quartered.
2 tablespoon Akaka Falls Farm Calamondin Marmalade .
2 cups torn kale .
2 cups cooked quinoa .
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme .
Zest and juice of 1 lemon (plus additional lemon wedges for serving) .
Salt and freshly ground black pepper .
½ cup plain Greek yogurt.
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, for garnish.

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Slice the eggplant using a mandolin thinly, Rub the eggplant 11⁄2 teaspoons olive oil and
transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
Add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Add
the onion and sauté 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.
Add the mushrooms and cook until they are just tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in the kale and
quinoa, and cook until the kale is wilted slightly, 2 to 3 minutes last add the marmalade
and mix. Season with thyme, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper.
Spoon the filling into the prepared eggplants and roll the eggplant like you do a sandwich.
Serve the eggplant immediately, garnished with parsley and accompanied by the yogurt
and additional lemon wedges.

 

Recipe by Chef Charbel Aoun

A skilled Culinary Professional, and 2 star Michelin award winner in 2002 from L’auberges restaurant, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Recognized for a comprehensive knowledge of Italian & French cuisine and an innovative approach to setting the stage for a customized dining experience. Winner of golden certificate in Molecular Gastronomy in 2009, Berlin,Germany. More than 22 years of progressive experience managing the provision of fine dining for resorts, restaurants, country clubs, and clubhouses; refining the art of cooking; developing impressive menus; and preparing culinary dishes influenced by culturally diverse regions around the globe. Particularly committed to leaving patrons with an especially memorable dining experience.

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