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Try this recipe with rocket pesto too! All you need to do is replace the basil with rocket.
Serve after a nice, light starter (such as Tagliatelle alla Checca) or as a side dish to a main course.
Merlot Sicilia DOC or Negroamaro Salento IGT among the red wines; Rosé wine or Greco di Tufo for the white wines, served cold.
If you like stronger tastes you can use Provolizie Piccanti instead of the mild ones.
The grilled aubergine rolls are a typical vegetarian main course of Mediterranean cuisine, but can be served as a side dish or as an appetiser as well. It is a very versatile recipe and can be modified according to the cook's personal taste by adding certain ingredients - like for example cooked ham, olives..- or by leaving out others. It's a traditional Italian dish that can be enjoyed warm or cold and contains all the typical flavours of the national cuisine - even though aubergines are native to Asia. This vegetable belongs to the nightshade family and has many beneficial properties: it helps combat water retention, facilitates digestion, improves liver function and reduces blood pressure. So basically you can eat yourself healthy - enjoy!