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    From Dave Drum@1:18/200 to All on Thu Jan 11 16:42:28 2024
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    Title: Sabich Bowls
    Categories: Vegetables, Beans, Squash, Rice
    Yield: 4 servings

    1 1/2 lb Italian eggplant; in 1"
    - dice
    Salt & black pepper
    1/2 c Extra-virgin olive oil
    15 oz Can chickpeas; rinsed
    1/4 c Tahini
    3 tb Lemon juice
    1 ts Minced garlic
    1 ts Soy sauce
    8 oz Grape or cherry medium
    - tomatoes; chopped
    1 Persian cucumber; in 1/4"
    - cubes
    2 tb Coarse chopped parsley; more
    - for garnish
    4 c Cooked rice or grains; to
    - serve
    Shredded cabbage, pickles
    - (preferably Israeli), hot
    - sauce, hard-boiled/fried
    - eggs, for topping (opt)

    Set the oven @ 425ºF/218ºC.

    Toss the cubed eggplant on a large sheet pan with 3
    tablespoons of olive oil and salt and pepper. Push the
    eggplant to one side. In the empty space, cambine 1 cup
    of the chickpeas and 1 tablespoon of the oil and season
    with salt and pepper.

    Toss to evenly coat, then mix with the eggplant and
    spread the mixture in an even layer.Roast until eggplant
    is tender and chickpeas are golden and crispy, stirring
    halfway through, 30 minutes

    Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the remaining
    chickpeas with the tahini, 2 tablespoons of the lemon
    juice, the garlic, soy sauce and 1/4 cup of water; pulse
    to combine. With the machine running, drizzle in the
    remaining 1/4 cup of oil; purée, then season with salt
    and pepper.

    In a small bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, parsley and
    the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice; season with salt
    and pepper, and mix well.

    Divide rice or grains into 4 bowls; top with separate
    piles of the eggplant mixture, tomato salad and other
    toppings of choice. Drizzle generously with some of the
    tahini sauce. Garnish with parsley and serve warm.

    By: Kay Chun

    Serves 4

    RECIPE FROM: https://cooking.nytimes.com

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