Saute the eggplant, onion and bell pepper till almost tender in evoo. Add garlic and saute till tender. Add the rest of ingredients and simmer till flavors blend. 20-30 mins. You can add garlic salt and tomato sauce if desired for more flavor and liquid.
Now comes the MAGIC! You may serve over pasta as is, or add beans, chili powder, ,tomato sauce, meat etc. to make chili. Or add cooked Italian sausage and layer with pasta, mozzarella, cottage cheese, parmesan, mushrooms etc. for baked pasta
This sauce can be frozen and you may decide what the magic is later.