Ziti with Eggplant Recipe

Looking for an easy Ziti with Eggplant recipe? Learn how to make Ziti with Eggplant using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



This eggplant preparation is robust and more like a vegetable topping than a sauce, so it's perfect for a sturdy pasta like ziti. Although fresh basil is definitely preferred in this recipe, it's not always available or affordable during the winter months. If you need to substitute dried basil, use only 2 teaspoons and mix it in when you add the tomato paste. Top the dish with some chopped parsley for color. From the American Diabetes Association. ziti or mostaccioli pasta, Japanese or other small eggplant, olive oil, garlic, low fat, low sodium beef broth, tomato paste, crushed red pepper flakes, fresh basil, Parmesan cheese cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Ziti with Eggplant

8 oz uncooked ziti or mostaccioli pasta (113706)
1/2 lb (Japanese or other small) eggplant
1 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 cup (low fat, low sodium) beef broth (105273)
2 tbsp tomato paste (11887)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup (packed chopped) fresh basil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Ziti with Eggplant

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt. While the pasta is cooking, cut the eggplant into bite-size pieces.

  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Saute the eggplant with the garlic over medium-low heat until lightly browned. Add the broth, tomato paste, and pepper flakes, simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes.

  3. Drain the pasta; divide it among 4 shallow bowls. Spoon the eggplant mixture over the pasta; sprinkle with basil and cheese.

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Boil, Saute, Simmer, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 179.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
283
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
246mg
10%
Potassium
234mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
48.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
10.7g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8% Iron 3%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
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