Sand-Covered Sauteed Vegetables with Mozzarella Cheese

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13Ingredients
430Calories
50Minutes

This Tuscan pork dish is traditionally seasoned with salt, pepper and herbs and grilled over a charcoal or wood fire. It's usually dipped in vinaigrette before and after cooking to add flavor and help form a crusty char. In this simplified version, spareribs and sausages are placed in the slow cooker with dry white wine and ground spices of your choosing. After six hours spent cooking slow and low, they're ready to eat.

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 eggplant
  • cherry tomatoes
  • 3 ounces vin santo
  • mint leaves (chopped)
  • salt and ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 mozzarella cheese (ball, cut into small cubes)
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • basil

Directions

  1. Saute the thinly sliced onion, celery, and carrots in a saucepan with some oil.
  2. Add the bell pepper cut into strips and saute for a few minutes.
  3. Next add the eggplant cut into small cubes and the cherry tomatoes cut into quarters.
  4. Add the wine and cook until the vegetables are done, season to taste with salt and pepper. Add some water if necessary.
  5. Add the breadcrumbs, stir well to combine, and cook for a few minutes until there is a sand-covered effect.
  6. Sprinkle with the chopped mint.
  7. Assemble by placing some mozzarella cubes in the bottom of the individual cups, a layer of the vegetables, top with some mozzarella cubes and basil leaves.
  8. Serve at room temperature.
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NutritionView more

430Calories
Sodium24%DV570mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein37%DV19g
Carbs11%DV33g
Fiber32%DV8g

PER SERVING *

Calories430Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol50mg17%
Sodium570mg24%
Potassium790mg23%
Protein19g37%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate33g11%
Dietary Fiber8g32%
Sugars10g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Norma B. 1 Jun 2015
This recipe was an incredible addition to our monthly dinners. The sauteed vegetables were not only tender; but, seasoned so well. The mozzarella cheese added even most tastiness to it. I have already set time aside today for me to make this 5 star vegetable dish.