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Recipe by Cooking Light July 1998

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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  • Preheat broiler. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Place eggplant halves, skin sides up, on baking sheet. Broil peppers and eggplant 15 minutes or until blackened. Place peppers in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 10 minutes. Peel peppers. Scoop out eggplant pulp. Discard shells.

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  • Combine 1 cup broth and onion in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Add 2 cups broth, bell peppers, and eggplant pulp, and simmer 10 minutes. Place bell pepper mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Return pureed mixture to pan. Stir in basil, salt, and black pepper. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

94 calories; calories from fat 15%; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 17.8g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 382mg; calcium 80mg.
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