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Old 11-04-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
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Using up eggplants and grapefruits

Around here, eggplants and grapefruits are on sale for very cheap.
I bought lots!
Now I don't know what to do with them!
I know of no recipes with grapefruit, aside for grapefruit marmalade and baked grapefruit... and eggplant I know ratatouille, eggplant parmesian, roasted eggplant spread, and stir fry. I'm looking for other ideas, because that's pretty much what we've been eating straight for the past month or more...

Any ideas of what to make with grapefruits and eggplants?
I'd prefer the eggplant to be without tomato sauce, because I need a change.

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Old 11-04-2010, 01:46 PM   #2
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for the eggplant you can make baba ganoush. i love it and my kids do too.

http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/baba-g...-2/Detail.aspx

for the grapefruit i would juice it and freeze it. it freezes well.
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Old 11-04-2010, 02:16 PM   #3
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for the eggplant you can make baba ganoush. i love it and my kids do too.

http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/baba-g...-2/Detail.aspx

for the grapefruit i would juice it and freeze it. it freezes well.
I make baba ganoush. That is the roasted eggplant salad recipe I mentioned.

As for freezing grapefruit juice, my freezer is stuffed to capacity at the moment. I need a different idea that doesn't involve freezing.
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Old 11-05-2010, 06:48 AM   #4
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Re: Using up eggplants and grapefruits

how about using the eggplant as the crust to a pizza?

As for the grapefruit sliced in half and sprinkled with sugar or honey eaten for a breakfast. There is a reason I don't buy a box of them when the FFA kids come around selling them.
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Old 11-05-2010, 07:07 AM   #5
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Re: Using up eggplants and grapefruits

I remember getting an email a while back with a recipe for a salad with grapefruit... i just searched and this site came up there are a few that look good...
http://www.ultimatecitrus.com/grapefruit.html

For the eggplant... how about just roasting it with some salt/garlic/pepper... I slice it really thin so its like eggplant chips. YUMMMMM
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Eggplant parmesan would turn that eggplant into a nice entree.
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Old 11-05-2010, 12:19 PM   #7
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Re: Using up eggplants and grapefruits

eggplant burgers!
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Eggplant patties

Bake whole eggplant at 350 degrees until soft. Let it cool. Scoop out eggplant and drain it. When drained mash it, add italian seasoning, egg, dehydrated onion and flour (i make it to a very thick consistency) Sautee in pan with oil

You can top it with tomato sauce and cheese for a quick parmesan, put it on a bun as a "burger" or my favorite it to serve with sour cream like potato pancakes.

They freeze really well after they are made.
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Re: Using up eggplants and grapefruits

What about juicing the grapefruit, making it into a drink syrup and bottling it?
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Caponata spread with the eggplant
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