Eggplant Caviar with Currants and Roasted Red Pepper

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This fabulous appetizer or main, dish in my case, was a real find at Luxe in the Detroit Corridor on Cleveland’s West side.

Chef Marlin Kaplan creates a creamy texture and full bodied flavor with rich roasted peppers and sweet juicy currants.

I am a big fan of Chef Marlin and I am happy to see the vegetarian offerings at Luxe.

Hob Nob Pinot Noir was a great compliment to the sweet and savory flavors of this humble but, oh so yummy, dish!

Serve with pita or in Bib lettuce, radicchio, or in endive.

Ingredients:

Roasted eggplant
Roasted garlic
Pinch of chili flakes
Olive oil
Roasted red pepper
Fresh cilantro chopped finely
Touch of cumin
Shallots
Currants plumped in port or water

Courtesy of Chef Marlin Kaplan

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