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Ratatouille Pasta Recipe


Ratatouille Pasta Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced peeled eggplant
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/3 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 15 min.
    MAKES: 3 servings
     

    Directions

  • Place eggplant and zucchini in a colander over a plate; sprinkle with salt and toss. Let stand for 30 minutes; rinse and drain well.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute the eggplant, zucchini and onion in oil until tender. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, garlic powder, basil and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta; place on an ovenproof platter. Top with vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until cheese is melted. Yield: 3 servings.