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Penne with Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella (Rs, M2, W1) Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne With Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella (RS, M2, W1) recipe? Learn how to make Penne With Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella (RS, M2, W1) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dwlva1

Makes 4 servings



from Real Simple Oct 2010 page 244 Perfect wine pairing for this dish: 2009 Arrogant Frog Lily Pad Red Cabernet Sauvignon?Merlot ($7.50, marketviewliquor.com)

Recipe Ingredients for Penne With Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella (RS, M2, W1)

1/2 pound penne (1/2 box)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 1/4 pounds eggplant, (1 medium) cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 pound cherry tomatoes, halved
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 pound fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn

Recipe Directions for Penne With Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella (RS, M2, W1)

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve cup of the cooking water. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the eggplant. Cook, tossing occasionally, until golden brown and tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

  4. Add the tomatoes, garlic, red pepper, teaspoon salt, and teaspoon black pepper. Cook, tossing, until the tomatoes soften, 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Add the tomato mixture to the pasta, along with the mozzarella and reserved cooking water. Toss to combine. Sprinkle with the mint.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 333.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
503
Calories from Fat
239
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.6g
41%
Saturated Fat
9.3g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
469mg
20%
Potassium
652mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
44.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
23.4g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 46% Iron 19%
* 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
B-
   
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