Pennes with aubergine sauce
  • 1/2 kg pennes
  • 1 medium aubergine
  • 1 can roman tomatoes
  • 1 tbs green pesto
  • 2 gloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 medium union chopped
  • 1 small paprika chopped
  • 1 small green pepper chopped
  • 1 small hot pepper chopped(optional)
  • 3 tbs parsley chopped
  • salt pepper to taste
  1. Cook pennes ca 7 min., drain and keep warm.
  2. Cut aubergine in small cubes (ca 1cm) and stir/ fry them on medium heat in a dry pan ca 10 min.,keep warm , saute the union in 1 tbs olive oil ca 5 min. add garlic and cook another 5 min, add peppers and cook 5 min. more.
  3. Cut tomatoes in small pieces and add with juice to union/garlic/pepper sauce , add aubergines, parsley and pesto, cook till sauce is more or less thick. Taste with salt and pepper.Add pennes and stir/fry for 2 min. ,serve warm with warm brown French baquette (to dip in sauce)
  4. Bon appetite,
  5. Michel
This was on a cooking TV show, I tried it the same evening and it's phantastic!