Baked pasta and eggplant

Baked Pasta And Eggplant Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

A yummy and healthy italian dish my dad would make.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    ronzoni garden delight ziti
  • ·
    oil for frying
  • 1 large
    eggplant, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1
    28 oz jar heart healthy prego spaghetti sauce
  • 2 c
    reduced-fat, shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/3 c
    reduced-fat grated parmesan cheese, divided

How to Make Baked pasta and eggplant

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400 Spray a 9" x 13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. Cook pasta, drain.In lg, deep skillet, heat 1/4' oil over medium heat. Cook eggplant in oil until well browned on both sides, add more oil as needed.
  2. Drain eggplant on paper towels. Reserve 1 cup spaghetti sauce. Combine remaining sauce w/ ziti pasta. Layer 1/2 the ziti mix into bottom of pan. Sprinkle w/ 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/2 the eggplant and 2 tbsp parmesan cheese. Repeat layers.
  3. Top w/ reserved sauce and remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Bake, uncovered for 30 mins, or until bubbly and cheese is melted.

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About Baked pasta and eggplant

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Eggplant, #and, #baked




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