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Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

July/August 2009

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Diced eggplant turns tender and tasty sautéed with garlic and olive oil. Toss with fresh plum tomatoes, green olives and capers and you have a simple light summer sauce. We like it over angel hair pasta, but any type of pasta will work.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Love it - make it a day ahead, mix it with the pasta, and the next day the flavors have blended fabulously. I am making it as a spread for a luncheon tomorrow. Have made it numerous times, fedit to friends, and they have loved it, too. "
Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

39 Reviews for Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

09/07/2014
Anonymous
So good

Delicious! I added a lil chicken broth towards the end when the sauce got dry. So flavorful!

Easy
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09/01/2014
Anonymous

Just made a huge pot of this sauce, tripling the recipe. Made it once before and loved it, as did my company. Great for a quick light meal and the left-overs get better with time.

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09/01/2014
Anonymous

Just made a huge pot of this sauce, tripling the recipe. Made it once before and loved it, as did my company. Great for a quick light meal and the left-overs get better with time.

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07/03/2014

When trying this for the first time, I did not like it at all. All the flavors were interesting and came together except for two ingredients. Using the green olives and capers here added undesirable flavors. While I like these two ingredients in other recipes, they just didn’t fit here very well. The green olives added a bitter flavor which was a distraction. Adding the capers on top of that was overkill.
When I made a few tweaks, it majorly changed the flavors and became delicious to me. First, I totally removed the green olives and capers. I replaced them with pitted and sliced Kalamata olives to taste. I felt that this type of olive worked with these ingredients better. The pasta portion is way out of control here. The excessive amount diluted the flavor from the eggplant/ tomato mix causing blandness. At most, I would only use ¾ the amount in the package. I loved the flavor from the red wine vinegar! Basil here resulted in a nice rhythm taste wise. Very interesting and healthy recipe. Thanks :)

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01/20/2014
Anonymous
Satisfies Meat Lovers

This is a fantastic fool proof recipe!

filling, delicious
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