Cooking with Comedians E2 – Eggplant and Peaches with Hannah Boone

Eggplant ? and Peaches ? have gone together since the dawn of emojis ? , mostly thanks to the body parts ? they resemble. We’ve all sent the flirty ? text or two using these emojis. The only problem is they have never gone together in a dish ?…until now. The very funny ? comedian Hannah Boone teamed up with our Cooking ? with Comedians ? by Newdie Mag host JR Bruno to make fried eggplant ? topped with a peach ? salsa ?.

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The complete recipe is below…

Fried eggplant ? and peach salsa ?? recipe:

Fried eggplant:

1 eggplant, sliced, 1/2 rounds, leaving skin on

2 eggs ?

2 cups Italian breadcrumbs ?

1⁄4 cup parmesan cheese ?

1⁄4 cup dried parsley

1 tablespoon garlic powder

Salt and pepper, to taste ?

2 cups vegetable oil

1) Spread eggplant slices on paper towels and sprinkle generously with salt. Let sit for one hour so that eggplant “sweats out” any bitterness ?. Pat ? dry. Prepare salsa ? while eggplant sweats out.

2) In a small bowl, beat ? the eggs. In a separate bowl, mix breadcrumbs ?, parmesan ?, parsley, and garlic. Dredge each slice of eggplant in egg mixture coating ? it thoroughly, then in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing to help them stick. Let coated ? eggplant sit for 10 minutes.

3) Heat oil in skillet ? to 375 degrees. Fry the eggplant slices for 1 minute on each side, or until golden brown. Transfer to paper towel-lined baking sheet. Top with peach salsa and serve.

Peach salsa:

3 large peaches, seeded, peeled and diced

2 small tomatoes ?, diced

1 medium jalapeno ?, seeded and diced

1 cup diced red onion

1/2 cup loosely packed chopped fresh cilantro

Juice from 1 lime

Salt and pepper, to taste ?

1) In a large bowl ?, combine all ingredients and stir until mixed well. Chill ❄ while completing fried eggplant ?.

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Joshua Shoopman

Joshua is a lover of travel and food based in New York City

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