Pita Stuffed With Eggplant Salad and Feta Cheese

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
2 mediums eggplants, cut into ½" cubes (about 1- ½ lbs)
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups tomatoes, seeded, chopped, and drained of liquid
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
2 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted walnuts
1 cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
1/4 cup chopped parsley
4 ounces Feta cheese, cut into small cubes
8 6- inch pita breads, halved and lightly toasted

Preparation

1
In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute eggplants, onion and garlic til slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, thyme and vinegar. Cook until bubbly and mixture thickens slightly, about 10 minutes.
2
Remove from heat and stir in capers, walnuts, olives and parsley. Let cool completely and gently toss with feta cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.
3
Stuff each pita half with eggplant salad.

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Like a cornocopia, these pita halves spill over with the season's goodness... from herbed vegetables and briny olives to the irrestible pungency of feta cheese. Add tatziki sauce or dill-yogurt sauce if you like.

Yield:

8.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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