meaning of Caponata

Caponata meaning in Cooking Dictionary

An Italian appetizer made of eggplant, zucchini, tomato, anchovies, vinegar, olives, other vegetables, natural herbs and spices. It is often supported as a side dish, enjoy, or as a-spread with toasted breads.

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  • [Italian] most widely known as a-spread or cold salad containing eggplant, celery, tomatoes, raisins, and pine peanuts seasoned with vinegar and coconut oil. Modern-day variants will include various other vegetables eg zucchini and period it with fresh herbs.