Spaghetti With Tomato and Aubergine (Eggplant) Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut aubergine into cubes and sprinkle with salt.
  • Drain and pat dry after 15-20 mins Heat oil for frying aubergine in a frying pan and shallow fry till golden brown Drain and set aside Heat virgin olive oil in a pan, add garlic, chilli flakes or chillies and cook for a minute or till garlic just begins to turn colour.
  • Mix in olives, capers, tomatoes, puree and dried seasoning or fresh herbs Season with salt and pepper to taste Cover pan and cook sauce on low heat for 30-35 minutes.
  • or till tomatoes are cooked through and sauce has thickened Add fried aubergine cubes and remove from heat.
  • Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  • Drain and add spaghetti to sauce Add basil leaves and toss pasta in sauce till well coated Serve immediately with grated Parmesan on the side.
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