Aubergine Tomato Pasta – Cooked

Pasta Aubergine final3

 About:

The dish is full of that unmistakable aubergine flavour. Perfectly complimented by tangines of tomatoes. Result is one of sublime deliciousness.

Health benefits:
Aubergines/Egg plants are full of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre and with the potential to lower cholesterol and help manage weight. It also helps to prevent cancer and lowering cholesterol.

Serves: 3
Cooking time: 35- 40 minutes

Ingredients:
• Whole wheat pasta- 400 gms
• Olive oil- 3tbsp+ for coating the aubergine
• Onion chopped – 1 num
• Chopped Tomato  – 4 medium
• Aubergine sliced -1 big
• Low fat Mozzarella cheese-50 gms or as required
• Garlic crushed- 4 cloves
• Chilli flakes- 1 tsp
• Dried Italian herbs- 1 tsp
• Crushed white pepper- 1/2 tsp
• Salt – as per taste

Procedure:
• Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until it is cooked. Drain and set aside.
• Heat oil in a saucepan add onion, crushed garlic and saute until tender for about 3-4 minutes.
• Then add Tomatoes and cook until mushy.

Add sliced aubergines and continue to cook until it is tender ~ 5 – 6 minutes.

Then add cooked Pasta mix well until coated with the sauce.

Serve as is by drizzing some dried herbs

OR Serve with melted cheese follow:

Sprinkle grated cheese and simmer until cheese melts

Note:
• Aubergine can be chopped small if you don’t like big chunks in your dish.

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on March 28, 2015, in International, Main Course, Vegan and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 20 Comments.

  1. Looks great! And thanks for the info about aubergines lowering cholesterol – now planning on buying some soon! 🙂

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  2. mmmmm sublime indeed..! 😊

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  3. This sounds really good–I’ve never made a pasta dish with eggplant–great idea!

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  4. They are so tempting,Chitra…..

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  5. Aubergine Pasta, looks great Chitra!!!

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  6. I m a big FAn of pasta:-) looks super yummy dear

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  7. Love aubergine and I love this recipe 🙂

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  8. Anything full of aubergine works for me!!

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  9. Love the idea of including aubegine in pasta dear.. super yum

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  10. This sounds great, but cheese is not vegan. 🙂 But you can always use a cheese substitute.

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