Eggplant Caponata

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef's Home Kitchen

By Scott Conant

Published 2021

  • About

My Italian grandmother made caponata, though of course, being from Italy, she never followed a recipe. So when I developed my own, I tried to capture the particular flavors and textures of her version from memory. This caponata recipe, which I would say is loosely based on how she made it, has been on menus at my restaurants since the dawn of time (or at least it feels that way). People love it because the taste is so complex—customers sometimes ask to buy a quart to take with them, and I s