Eggplant (Aubergine) Rigatoni Bake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

A wonderful tasty pasta dish.

Top Review by likethebird

Talk about comfort food! I think it's the cream of celery soup that really makes this one a winner. The flavor is one of those things that you just can't put your finger on unless you see the recipe! Only change I made was to use ground turkey and I didn't put oil on the eggplant, just cooking spray. Thank you so much for this keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9-ich baking dish.
  3. Brush the eggplant slices with oil.
  4. Arrange in a single layer in prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove from oven; set aside.
  7. Reduce the oven heat to 350 degrees.
  8. In a large skillet, stir beef over medium heat to break up the meat, drain any fat.
  9. Add in zucchini, green pepper, onion and garlic; cook, stirring until the beef is browned.
  10. Add in the stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and cinnamon, stirring to break up tomatoes.
  11. Reduce the heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
  12. Spoon over eggplant.
  13. In a bowl, stir together the cooked rigatoni, soup, milk and the Monterey Jack cheese until blended.
  14. Spoon over the beef mixture.
  15. Sprinkle with the grated Parmesan cheese.
  16. Cover baking dish with foil.
  17. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes; uncover, and bake for 10 minutes longer.

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