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Caponata Recipe


Atkins Caponata
2.9g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Style:Italian
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.

0.9g

Protein

9.2g

Fat

2.4g

Fiber

101.9kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 12 oz Eggplant
  • 1/2 large (2-1/4 per lb, approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Sweet Red Peppers
  • 1/2 small Red Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Tap Water
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp, drained Capers
  • 2 tbsp Parsley

DIRECTIONS

  1. Dice eggplant, bell pepper and onion then mince the garlic.  Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat.  Once the oil begins to shimmer add the eggplant, bell pepper, onion, garlic and water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until eggplant is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  3. Mix in lemon juice, salt, capers and parsley. Cool to room temperature before serving.

Cooking Tip

Having a party? When planning your low carb spread, think about which dishes you can make in advance and which need fresh ingredients that day.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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