Roasted Eggplant Pasta

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Vegetarian pasta dish.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

1
eggplant
1
red pepper
1
onion
2
tomatoes
1/4 c
olive oil
salt and ground black pepper
1/4 c
cup chopped fresh basil
1 lb
spaghetti pasta

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut eggplant, pepper, onion, tomatoes in half and place on a baking sheet with garlic cloves. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in oven for 40 minutes.
2Remove peel from eggplant and bell pepper and place in food processor with onion, tomatoes and garlic. Pulse until smooth.
3Add cheese and 1/4 cup basil pulsing again until smooth.
4Cook pasta according to manufacture’s suggestion in salted water. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup water pasta cooked in.
5Toss pasta with eggplant sauce and a bit of the pasta water if sauce is too thick. Serve topped with chopped basil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy