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What should I do with Leftover Caponata?

delish317 Sep 12, 2007 10:12 AM

I made some delicious caponata last night but have a lot left over. What are some good recipes where I could use the rest of it?

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    Mila RE: delish317 Sep 12, 2007 10:23 AM

    I'm planning on making that delicious Caponata recipe in Saveur magazine from August issue. And being in the middle of canning season I wonder if the Caponata could be preserved.

    It seems to have sufficient acid from the vinegar though you'd have to cut back or ideally cut out the olive oil. Just a thought.

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      laurendlewis RE: delish317 Sep 12, 2007 11:06 AM

      I had leftover eggplant caponata-type-stuff that originally was top crostinis. Put leftovers over pasta once with some goat cheese sprinkled through (which then melted - YUM). Was great!

      1. Candy RE: delish317 Sep 12, 2007 02:12 PM

        i served some leftover Caponata with rare grilled tuna steaks last week. A very good combo.

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          jeanmarieok RE: delish317 Sep 12, 2007 02:21 PM

          omelet filling?

          1. Sophia. RE: delish317 Sep 17, 2007 09:04 AM

            Gourmet had an appetizer in one of their Thanksgiving menus a couple of years ago that involved a caponata-like food wrapped in phyllo packages...it was tasty.

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              Jocelyn P RE: delish317 Sep 17, 2007 09:16 AM

              It would freeze well, wouldn't it?

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                chazzerking RE: Jocelyn P Sep 17, 2007 09:21 AM

                It freezes fine. I put it in smaller zipper freezer baggs and have kept it for 4-5 mo's without a problem. I use it on pasta or as a sauce(with a little red wine and tomato juice) which I'll use on veal or chicken scalopes

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