Aubergine and mozzarella pasta Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

serves:

4

Cost:

cheap

Cooking:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 731 kCal 37%
Fat 33g 47%
  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

Chunky aubergine, tasty pine nuts and melt-in-the-mouth mozzarella turn this pasta dish into a flavoursome feast

Ingredients

  • 400g (14oz) penne pasta
  • 1 aubergine, sliced or cut into chunks
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 400g jar tomato, onion and garlic pasta sauce
  • 2 x 150g packets mozzarella, torn up
  • 55g (2oz) pine nuts, toasted
  • 20g packet fresh basil, torn up

Method

  • Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 10-12 mins. Meanwhile, fry the aubergine in the oil until browned and softened.

  • Stir the sauce into the aubergines and heat through, then add the cooked pasta. Stir well, and set aside to cool slightly.

  • Gently stir through the mozzarella, pine nuts and fresh basil, then season and serve.

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Top Tip

If you're not too keen on aubergine, try using mixed peppers or artichokes instead.