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Pasta Caponata

20 mins Serves 4 A delicious blend of vegetables, olives, olive oil and pasta topped with Parmesan cheese. This recipe is perfect for dinner, lunch, or as a side. #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 1 lb. eggplant, cut in 3/4 inch chunks 2 to 3 cloves garlic, chopped 5 1/2 Tbsp. STAR Extra Virgin Olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 bell pepper (any color) 1 large tomato, chopped 1/3 cup STAR Pimiento Stuffed Manzanilla Olives, chopped 3 Tbsp. STAR Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley 2 Tbsp. STAR Capers, rinsed (optional) 1 1/2 tsp. dried basil 1lb. dried pasta (farfalle or penne) Parmesan cheese (for topping) Instructions:

In a sauté pan, stirfry eggplant and garlic in 4 Tbsp. olive oil until tender and a little brown.

In a large pan sauté onion and pepper in remaining oil for 5 minutes. Add eggplant mixture and all other ingredients to onion and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for approximately 7 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions.

Toss hot, drained pasta together with eggplant sauce and serve with grated Parmesan.

Pasta Caponata

A delicious blend of vegetables, olives, olive oil and pasta topped with Parmesan cheese. This recipe is perfect for dinner, lunch, or as a side. #STARFineFoods

Ingredients

Instructions

1

In a sauté pan, stirfry eggplant and garlic in 4 Tbsp. olive oil until tender and a little brown.

2

In a large pan sauté onion and pepper in remaining oil for 5 minutes. Add eggplant mixture and all other ingredients to onion and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for approximately 7 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions.

3

Toss hot, drained pasta together with eggplant sauce and serve with grated Parmesan.

1

In a sauté pan, stirfry eggplant and garlic in 4 Tbsp. olive oil until tender and a little brown.

2

In a large pan sauté onion and pepper in remaining oil for 5 minutes. Add eggplant mixture and all other ingredients to onion and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for approximately 7 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions.

3

Toss hot, drained pasta together with eggplant sauce and serve with grated Parmesan.

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4

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