Aubergine and mozzarella pasta recipe

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Try our delicious aubergine and mozzarella pasta recipe

  • Vegetarian
Serves4
Cooking Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories731 Kcal37%
Fat33 g47%

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

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Method

  1. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 10-12 mins. Meanwhile, fry the aubergine in the oil until browned and softened.
  2. Stir the sauce into the aubergines and heat through, then add the cooked pasta. Stir well, and set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Gently stir through the mozzarella, pine nuts and fresh basil, then season and serve.
Top Tip for making Aubergine and mozzarella pasta

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

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