This looks like a super hard and involved dish to prepare but trust me, it is simple…especially if you use a store-bought pie crust.
You can adjust the veggies to taste but I would recommend trying it with the ingredients listed in the recipe, for the first time, and then feel free to adjust it to your taste when you make it again.
The key is to make sure you add HEAPING tablespoons of flour, otherwise, the quiche will be too runny. A note of advice, let the quiche sit on the counter for about 10-15 minutes before slicing it. Leftovers can stay in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Eggplant is one of those fruit-based veggies that you either love or not. Most people only ever eat it deep-fried and smothered in sauce and cheese but, believe it or not, eggplant takes the stage as a key ingredient in many traditional Eastern dishes.
My creation has some sherry in it, which burns off so you don’t need to worry about the alcohol content. However, you can always substitute a mix of 50% apple cider vinegar and 50% water.
This recipe makes an ample amount of sauce but if you want more, I would suggest doubling it. The dish is best served warm, although it can be eaten cold, and keeps in the refrigerator for about 4 days. When reheating, add a small amount of water to help rehydrate the noodles or rice.
NOTE: Make sure you salt your eggplant pieces and set them aside on paper towels for 15 to 30 minutes. Pat dry and remove excess salt before cooking. This will ensure that the eggplant cooks properly without absorbing too much cooking oil.