Cinnamon Eggplant Marinara

August 22, 2016
Cinnamon Eggplant Marinara

Author Notes: I was making traditional marinara sauce when I accidentally used cinnamon powder in a jar labeled garlic powder and this dish was bornWild Haired Mavens

Serves: 4


  • 2 Long asian eggplant with edible skin sliced
  • 1 pound Roma tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon Minced hot pepper
  • 1 Celery stalk chopped
  • 1 Bell pepper chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Taragon ground
  • 1 teaspoon Margerom
  • 1 pinch Salt to taste
  • 1 dash Black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed fennel seed
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese
  • 1 dash Brown sugar if needed to sweeten tomatoes
In This Recipe


  1. Heat enough oil to cover frying pan
  2. Fry chopped celery, onion, and garlic until camelized and set aside
  3. Fry peppers and spices except fennel in the same oil, add more oil if needed. Fry until peppers are softened then place in the same pot with onions
  4. Place tomatoes in a food processor until purred
  5. Pour sauce over eggplant round and serve with a sprinkle of parmesan

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