Penne With Grilled Chicken and Eggplant

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Nice hearty meal for any time of year. Adapted from a recipe in a cooking magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saucepan, saute garlic in 1 Tbl oil for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook 5 minutes. Add wine, tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. While sauce is simmering, grill chicken and eggplant, brushing them with the remaining 2 Tbl oil, 6-10 minutes or until done, turning once.
  3. Cut chicken and eggplant into 1 inch pieces and add to tomato mixture. Add basil and oregano. Simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Cook penne pasta in boiling salted water until aldente, about 15 minutes.
  5. Top cooked pasta with sauce and sprinkle with parmesan.


Most Helpful

This was very good. Made as written and I will make it again. Thanks!

DesertRose15 July 12, 2010

I am with sugarpea, we loved this dish. The chicken and eggplant were grilled on the George Forman while the sauce simmered. Regular dice cut tomatoes were used instead of the fire roasted. Something I will make again.

PaulaG January 22, 2009

Love it when chicken breasts are NOT overcooked. Delicious meal, KelBel.

sugarpea January 26, 2008

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