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Baked Penne W/ Eggplant Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Penne w/ Eggplant recipe? Learn how to make Baked Penne w/ Eggplant using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rjrober

Makes 8 servings



Pasta baked with vegetables and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Penne w/ Eggplant

1 lb eggplant, cubed
2 cups zucchini, sliced
1 cup red bell pepper, diced
8 oz. mushrooms portabella or crimini, diced
1 lb penne, dry
2 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz. mozzarella, shredded
16 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
1/2 tsp salt
1 oz. parmesan, grated cheese

Recipe Directions for Baked Penne w/ Eggplant

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Put water on to boil for pasta. Cook pasta according to package, while preparing the vegetables. Do not overcook pasta, slightly under cook it.

  2. In a large skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil, add red peppers.

  3. When garlic and peppers are browning, add eggplant and cook until softening, add mushrooms, salt.

  4. When mushrooms are beginning to soften add zuchinni. Saute until zucchini is beginning to soften. Remove from heat and pour veggies into a large bowl. Deglaze pan with a ladle of pasta water. Add to veggies.

  5. Add tomatoes to veggies. Toss well.

  6. When pasta is "al dente", remove from water and drain. Add pasta to vegetable mixture and toss.

  7. Oil or butter a large shallow casserole dish. Add 1/2 pasta mixture and sprinkle with 1/3 of mozzarella.

  8. Add remaining pasta, sprinkle remaining mozzarella over top. Sprinkle with parmesan.

  9. Place in hot oven for 30 to 45 minutes or until cheese is browning. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 260.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.7g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
422mg
18%
Potassium
488mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
40.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
13.6g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 17% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
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