Recipe of the Month

Each recipe has been contributed by a CTI member and published in our cookbook, "Eat in Good Health" - CTI 2012.

recipe of the month : September 

Eggplant "Caviar" - Beverly Peress

Yields 6 servings 


  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 C olive oil
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped finely
  • 2 medium fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 TBS dry red wine or vinegar
  • Salt & pepper to taste 


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Bake eggplant with skin on for 1 hour and remove from oven to cool
  3. While eggplant is baking, saute garlic in oil until oil is hot
  4. Add green pepper and onion to garlic, saute until onion is soft
  5. When eggplant is cool enough to handle, peel and chop it, and place it in a large pot 
  6. Add tomatoes and the green pepper/onion mixture
  7. Add wine and seasonings
  8. Mix thoroughly and cook over low heat until mixture has thickened
  9. Cool in refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving