Pasta With Eggplant (Aubergine)

Recipe by Mirj2338
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large, deep skillet.
  • Add the eggplant cubes and cook, stirring, until golden brown, about 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the ziti according to package directions.
  • When it is al dente, drain.
  • Remove the eggplant from the saute pan.
  • Add the garlic and the onion, along with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring.
  • Add the tomatoes and crush them with your fingers.
  • Add the cooked eggplant cubes and the olives.
  • Cook and stir 15 minutes, until sauce is thick.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in the basil.
  • Cook 2 minutes.
  • Add the ziti to the sauce and stir to combine.
  • Serve hot.