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Deep Purple Eggplant

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Ingredients

1 to 2 pound eggplant
2 cups flour
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups of dry bread crumbs or crackers very fine
2 sticks margarine, melted
1/4 cup of salt
Seasonings: Salt, pepper, seasoning salt and celery salt

Instructions

Peel eggplant and slice 1/3 inches thick. Soak in cold water and 1/4 cup salt for four to eight hours; drain well. Dredge eggplant slices in flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs. Put on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle slices with seasonings and melted margarine. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Walter Jacobs
Geneseo




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