Jessica Seinfeld’s Roasted Eggplant And Cherry Tomato Recipe

November 18, 2013 11:00 AM
Jessica Seinfeld’s Roasted Eggplant And Cherry Tomato Recipe

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" Jessica Seinfeld is the author of two New York Times bestselling cookbooks and the President and Founder of Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing clothing and equipment to New York’s families. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children.

Jessica Seinfeld’s latest cookbook, The Can’t Cook Book (Atria Books, 2013), is determined to turn the absolutely terrified home cook into a seasoned pro. With more than 100 simple and delicious recipes, even the most kitchen-phobic “Can’t Cooks” will transform into “Can Cooks.” This recipe is one of Jessica’s secretly simple ways to make a great roasted eggplant.

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Roasted Eggplant & Cherry Tomatoes

Cooking eggplant seems difficult and labor intensive, doesn’t it? Well, here it’s not. You can also spread this on a slice of crusty country bread or use as a pasta sauce. Or fab leftovers.

ACTUAL WORK TIME: 10 minutes | TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 10 minutes | MAKES: 4 sides or 2 main dishes

Ingredients 1 large eggplant (about 11/2 lbs.) 4 cloves garlic 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes 6 sprigs thyme 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 3/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1/4 tsp "

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