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.
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
Tags , , , ,
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.
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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