Servings: 8 as a side dish; 4 as a main course
The name of this famous Turkish dish implies it was so good that “the imam fainted.” I hope you won’t keel over, but you’re sure to delight in the contrast of colors, flavors, and textures in this hearty dish. Enjoy it as a main course with rice or as a side dish for grilled fare.
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This was delicious! I used canned tomatoes for convenience.
Made this for dinner with grilled lamb chops and the shredded romaine & cucumber salad. Very good. Admittedly I varied the recipe slightly. No small eggplants at my local grocery so I just used the common large eggplants and cut them into quarters before baking. Since tomato's are not in season and frankly, I did not feel like grating tomatoes, I used a can of petite diced tomatoes and cooked it briefly with the onion, green pepper, etc. Both my husband and daughter gave it great reviews.
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