Risotto with Eggplant

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      45 min

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By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2012

  • About

One of the dishes I often teach is Spaghetti alla Norma, a classic Sicilian pasta made with eggplant and tomato and finished with mozzarella cheese. One day, I had some eggplant and tomatoes left over and it occurred to me that they would make a good risotto. I eliminated the mozzarella because I didn’t think it would work with the creaminess of risotto. I was quite surprised with how well it turned out. The eggplant practically dissolves in the end, becoming a delicate, creamy accom