Penne A La Siciliana

Vegetarian is delicious and easy with this 30-minute recipe. Toss pasta with a quick-to-make eggplant and tomato sauce then top with smoked mozzarella.

Penne A La Siciliana
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 eggplant (1-1/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped, OR 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1 pound dried penne
  • 3/4 cup shredded smoked mozzarella

Make It

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, eggplant and garlic. Saute 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until softened.

2. Add tomatoes, rosemary, oregano, salt, pepper flakes and wine. Bring to a simmer; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. While sauce is simmering, cook pasta following package directions. Drain.

4. Toss pasta with eggplant mixture. Top with smoked mozzarella and let melt slightly. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 427, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 10, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 67, fiber (g): 8, pro. (g): 15, sodium (mg): 866, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.