Wait, there’s eggplant in there? This flavorful combo will have the family focused on a second helping rather than the assortment of veggies. Plus, eggplant is often called brain food due to the many health benefits of the vegetable.

Cheesy Eggplant & Tomato Penne
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Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Wait, there’s eggplant in there? This flavorful combo will have the family focused on a second helping rather than the assortment of veggies. Plus, eggplant is often called brain food due to the many health benefits of the vegetable.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Did you know that eggplants are actually a type of fruit? There are many varieties, but all contain powerful antioxidants in the peel that support a healthy brain, heart, and skin.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Did you know that eggplants are actually a type of fruit? There are many varieties, but all contain powerful antioxidants in the peel that support a healthy brain, heart, and skin.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small RealSweet® Vidalia® onion, diced
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cup whole grain penne pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add eggplant and garlic, and cook 3 minutes. Add onion and cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes (undrained), salt and pepper, and cook 5 minutes. Add pasta and stir to combine.
  2. Served topped with cheese.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 271
  • Fat 11g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrates 34g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sodium 347mg
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sugars 3mg
  • Calcium 103mg
  • ​Iron 2mg
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Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Wait, there’s eggplant in there? This flavorful combo will have the family focused on a second helping rather than the assortment of veggies. Plus, eggplant is often called brain food due to the many health benefits of the vegetable.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Did you know that eggplants are actually a type of fruit? There are many varieties, but all contain powerful antioxidants in the peel that support a healthy brain, heart, and skin.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Did you know that eggplants are actually a type of fruit? There are many varieties, but all contain powerful antioxidants in the peel that support a healthy brain, heart, and skin.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small RealSweet® Vidalia® onion, diced
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cup whole grain penne pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add eggplant and garlic, and cook 3 minutes. Add onion and cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes (undrained), salt and pepper, and cook 5 minutes. Add pasta and stir to combine.
  2. Served topped with cheese.
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 271
  • Fat 11g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrates 34g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sodium 347mg
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sugars 3mg
  • Calcium 103mg
  • ​Iron 2mg

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