Pasta with Eggplant

Following is another recipe I received via e-mail chain from a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend. It sounds delicious and seriously Italian. My hubby and kids love it! And that says it all…..


  • 3 big aubergines (eggplants)
  • 1 cup of tomatoe purée
  • 400 gr of pasta (tortiglioni, if possible)
  • basil
  • oil
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Cut and dice eggplants.
  2. Fry them in very hot oil until they are crispy but be careful not to burn them.
  3. Put them on some kitchen paper and salt them.
  4. At the same time prepare a tomato sauce by putting tomato puree into a pan with some oil and salt once it’s cooked.
  5. After the sauce has cooked for about half an hour you can add inn the aubergines.
  6. If you have it some basil can be added to the sauce with the aubergines.
  7. Cook the pasta in boiling and salted water and cook for the minutes indicated on the pasta box.
  8. Add in the sauce.
  9. Sparkle with parmisan cheese and la pasta è pronto!

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