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Eggplant Rolls with Tuna, Dried Tomatoes and Capers in Extra-virgin Olive Oil

Eggplant Rolls 72%
Tuna (FAO Area 37 / 51)
Dried Tomatoes
Salina Capers
Extra-virgin Olive Oil
Sea salt
White vinegar
Garlic, chili pepper, parsley, acidifier: citric acid.
Category: Private Area

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Source areaNola countryside - Italy
Nutritional IntakeEggplant is a good source of potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, selenium and sodium. The fresh vegetable is rich in vitamins such as vitamin A, J, E, and beta carotene. Moreover, it is full of antioxidants like tannins, chlorogenic acid and its derivatives, quercitin, nasunina and delphinidin.
Period of transformationFrom the second week of July to the first week of September.
TriviaIt is advisable not to eat raw eggplant, as it is rich of toxic thermolabile substances like solanine and nicotine. The high content of the latter (100 ng/100g ) corresponds to the same quantity of nicotine contained in a cigarette.
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