Bowl of aubergine and tomato caponata stew with a spoon

Caponata recipes

Make our Sicilian-inspired caponata recipes for a veg-packed feast. We've got classic versions of this sweet and sour aubergine dish, plus pasta, meat and fish versions.

15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A quintessentially Sicilian veggie dish of aubergines, tomatoes, raisins, capers and pine nuts - serve with toasted ciabatta

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
92 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whip up our easy vegetarian caponata pasta in just 20 minutes. It's simple to make and packs three of your five-a-day into one delicious meal

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Caponata is a chunky aubergine sauce that is great for dipping bread sticks into or spreading on toast

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this easy Sicilian veggie stew on busy weekends when you're short on time. It takes just 25 minutes from prep to plate and delivers three of your 5-a-day

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, comforting veggie bake is topped with cheesy potato slices and packs in all 5 of your 5-a-day, along with calcium, vitamin C, iron and fibre

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Squid is cheap, plentiful, quick to cook, and delicious with the classic Italian vegetable dish, caponata

1 hr
More effort
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A Sicilian-inspired vegetarian sauce with capers and sultanas - this version is served with lean, griddled chicken

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve lean fillet steak with a rich, Italian-style pepper, olive and caper sauce and wilted spinach

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Tick off all 5 of your 5 a day with this super-healthy Sunday roast. To make it vegetarian, omit the lamb and add chickpeas to the caponata.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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