Classic Vegetarian Dish

Rigatoni with Eggplant Tomato Sauce

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Rigatoni with Eggplant Tomato Sauce
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Health Score:
7,1 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
1060
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This summery pasta dish is packed with lycopene from the tomatoes and vitamin C from the eggplant.

Use whole wheat noodles instead of white noodles for added fiber.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie1,060 kcal(50 %)
Protein36.9 g(38 %)
Fat17.3 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates187.9 g(125 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6.41 g(21 %)
Vitamin A144.94 mg(18,118 %)
Vitamin D0.04 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.92 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁1.92 mg(192 %)
Vitamin B₂0.8 mg(73 %)
Niacin15.11 mg(126 %)
Vitamin B₆0.28 mg(20 %)
Folate458.24 μg(153 %)
Pantothenic acid0.67 mg(11 %)
Biotin3.77 μg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.11 μg(4 %)
Vitamin C18.51 mg(19 %)
Potassium783.02 mg(20 %)
Calcium200.07 mg(20 %)
Magnesium41.7 mg(14 %)
Iron8.18 mg(55 %)
Iodine0.75 μg(0 %)
Zinc0.74 mg(9 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.48 g
Cholesterol9.53 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 onion (finely diced)
2 cloves garlic (finely diced)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 ⅔ cups Eggplant (diced into 1/2)
2 cups chopped tomatoes
cup Tomato juice
½ tablespoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon dried oregano
sugar
8 cups Rigatoni
½ cup mini (bocconcini) Mozzarella (drained)
½ handful Basil (roughly chopped)
¼ cup grated Parmesan
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Fry the onion and garlic in a pan in 2 tbsp hot oil until translucent. Add the eggplant and fry in the remaining oil for 1-2 minutes, stirring, then pour in the tomatoes and tomato juice. Season with thyme, oregano, salt, ground black pepper and a pinch of sugar. Cover with a lid and simmer for 8-10 minutes.

2.
Cook the pasta in plenty of salted boiling water until al dente, then drain well in a colander.
3.
Add the mozzarella to the sauce and check the seasoning, then stir through the pasta. Divide between four plates and serve sprinkled with basil and parmesan.