Tomato and eggplant sauce for pasta

This sauce is delicious on any pasta - spirals, spaghetti, penne or rigatoni.

Tomato and eggplant sauce for pasta


Serves 4

400g pasta, e.g. spirals
30 ml olive oil
1 eggplant, sliced into small cubes
500g plum tomatoes, halved and deseeded
1 cup passata [see our recipe]
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
pinch salt
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
basil sprigs


Preheat oven to 200°C.
Cook pasta following the packet instructions, drain and keep hot.
Heat oil in large heavy-based frying pan.
Add eggplant and cook, stirring over a high heat for 6-8 minutes or until soft.
Add tomatoes, passata, garlic and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes.
Divide pasta between heated bowls.
Spoon sauce over the pasta, garnish with basil and serve.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 1810kj
Protein 14.6g
Total fat 8.4g
- saturated fat 1.3g
Carbohydrates 71.9g
- sugars 5.7g
Fibre 6.5g
Sodium 42mg