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Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings

Caponata is a classic Sicilian appetizer.  You can serve it warm, chilled or at room temperature.  It makes a great appetizer that you can prepare ahead.  Serve it with toasted bread rounds or crackers.

5 tablespoons olive oil
1 1-1/2-pound eggplant, unpeeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 medium onion, cubed
4 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes with Italian seasonings in juice
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons drained capers
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
Toasted pine nuts

Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add eggplant, onion, and garlic cloves. Saut