Thursday, March 27, 2008

Middle Eastern Pasta Skillet

  • 1 C uncooked ziti or penne
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 C cubed eggplant
  • 1/2 small green bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
  • 1/2 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/4 C water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Italian plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 C) purchased garlic or roasted pepper hummus
1. Cook ziti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
2. Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp of the oil in 12inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add eggplant, bell pepper and onion; cover and cook 3 minutes, stirring once. Add water and salt; cook 4 minutes or until eggplant is tender.
3. Stir in tomatoes, hummus and remaining 1 Tbsp oil; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until heated. Add cooked ziti; toss gently to coat.

Robyn's notes: It has taken me a long time to get to updating this blog, so I don't remember exactly the response, just that it was acceptable.

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