EGGPLANT PUTTANESCCA

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Eggplant puttanesca is a perfect blend of tender eggplant, spicy red pepper flakes and salty olives and capers, with a slight touch of sweetness from the sauce. It’s absolutely a meal to fulfill all youAr senses, leaving you wanting more!

It’s been a long time since I’ve had eggplant, and I’m so happy I checked this Eggplant Puttanesca formula out. Both good and sound, this eggplant pasta sauce is totally delicious!This is a warm and comfortable eggplant pasta dinner with a provincial vibe that I love. Prepared in a short time and just 8 fixings, it makes a simple veggie lover weeknight feast the entire family will cherish. Furthermore, the extras are shockingly better!

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An easy pasta dish with a flavorful blend of spicy from the pepper flakes, salty from the kalamata olives and slight touch of sweetness from the tomato sauce.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or ¼ cup water for water saute
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium eggplants, cut into ½ – ¾ inch cubes
  • 1 (25oz) jar pasta sauce (or homemade Marinara Sauce)
  • ½ cup pitted olives (kalamata, green or greek)
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • ½ – 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 16 oz. pasta of choice.
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INSTRUCTIONS

  • In large skillet/saute pan heat olive oil over medium heat, saute onion and eggplant until tender, about 8 – 10 min. Add sauce, olives, capers, red pepper flakes, cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 – 20 min. Sauce is ready when eggplant is fully tender.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Serve eggplant sauce over pasta with a light dusting of Almond Parmesan over top. Pairs well with a slice of crusty bread. 
  • Serves 6

NOTES

If you like a little garlic, add 2 – 3 cloves, minced, when sauteing the eggplant and onion.

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