Eggplant (Aubergine) Rigatoni Bake

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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