Eggplant (Aubergine) and Pancetta Penne

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Fried eggplant in a pancetta tomato sauce served with penne. The sauce is very thick and chunky with an excellent flavour.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pan saute pancetta in olive oil for 3 minutes.
  2. Add diced onions and saute for another 10 minutes until onions are translucent.
  3. Add minced garlic and saute another minute.
  4. In a second pan deep fry eggplant cubes in oil(vegetable or canola) for about 15-18 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Add canned tomatoes to the first pan and break up tomatoes into rough chunks. Let simmer about 15 minutes.
  6. Boil penne pasta till al dente.
  7. Add penne and eggplant into sauce and mix well.
  8. Serve with grated parmesan cheese on top and enjoy.

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