Roasted Eggplant & Plantains Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | December 28, 2010

Photo: NellieMcS

Photo: NellieMcS

I love roasted eggplant, and this vegetarian dish combines the hearty vegetable with sweet plantains for a spicy side to your Kwanzaa feast.  Plantains are similar to a banana, but are generally used for cooking.  In this recipe, I roast them and then  toss them in a spice mixture.  If you love sweet and savory contrasts in food, then this is a dish for you!

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