Radiatore Provencal

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Start large pot of water to boil for pasta.
  • In large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the eggplant and tomatoes and cook, stirring often, until the vegetables are tender and the tomatoes release their juices, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Meanwhile, start cooking the pasta according to package directions.
  • While the vegetables are still cooking, drain the pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the water. Transfer the pasta to a serving bowl. Add vegetables to pasta.
  • Add the reserved pasta water to the skillet and cook over high heat, stirring, until reduced slightly. Add to pasta and vegetables and toss to combine.
  • Serve pasta topped with basil, garlic bread crumbs and grated parmesan or soy cheese, if desired.
  • NOTE: Sauteed garlic crumbs can be made with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, minced, and 1 3/4 cups soft whole wheat or white bread crumbs, cubed. In large non-stick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until opaque but not brown. Addd the bread crumbs and cook, stirring often, until the crumbs turn golden, 5-8 minutes. Scrape crumbs on paper towels and let cool.
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