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Monday, May 1, 2017

Chunky Eggplant Sauce for Pasta





Got an eggplant? 

This chunky eggplant sauce makes my mouth water! And it's fast and easy to make too!!

With only 5 ingredients, this vegetable sauce is a perfect complement for any kind of pasta ( gluten free of course), including low carb zucchini noodles which is what is in the photo.






It does have a little kick to it, but of course you could be tone it down.
Made from entirely vegetables, this healthy sauce is low calorie and absolutely delicious and filling too.



I like to simmer the sauce covered on a very low flame for about forty minutes to allow the eggplant, red peppers, and tomato flavors to mingle while the vegetables soften and the sauce thickens.

I used the eggplant sauce two ways for dinner.

  1. I ate my eggplant spaghetti sauce over zucchini noodles 
  2. My husband ate his over gluten free brown rice noodles that I bought from Trader Joe's. 

Brown Rice Gluten Free Pasta ( 1.99 at Trader Joe's) 

If you don't know how to make zucchini noodles, it's really really simple.
Buy a medium or large zucchini, cut it in half . place in the spiralizer, and turn the handle of your spriralizer ( I bought this one from Amazon Spiralizer By Palermo  I can make a bowl full for one person in 1 minute.

Some enjoy eating their zucchini noodles ( zoodles) raw; personally, I like mine tossed quickly in a skillet with a touch of olive oil. I like mine a little softened.


Author: Judee Algazi
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients: 

1 medium eggplant, peeled and chopped in chunks
5 red mini peppers, cleaned and chopped
2 large tomatoes, cored and chopped
1 8 ounce can of organic chopped tomatoes with jalepenos ( or add your own)
1/2 can of tomato paste mixed with 2 cups of water
Olive oil spray

Directions: 

Type of Pan: Dutch oven or a deep wide skillet
Spray your pan with olive oil spray. Add the eggplant, red peppers, tomatoes, canned tomatoes, and the tomato paste mixed with water. Stir and cook on a high heat for 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Check periodically and stir. Serve when eggplant is soft.


Where do you buy a spiralizer? 

They sell spiralizers in any store where they have kitchen items.
I bought a hand held spiralizer , but didn't like it. I found it too difficult to make a quantity of spirals.
 I then went online and bought the Palermo.
It's light, easy to use, and easy to wash. 






You can click on the red wording to see it. 
Get one- they are reasonable and so so easy to use and clean up! Once you have one, you won't know how you lived without it! 

Spiralizer By Palermo- Voted the Best Vegetable Maker 

I highly recommend this one!!!

shared on Pin Junkie How would you use this sauce? Do you spiralize?  Love your comments-


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6 comments:

  1. Hi Judee,
    This looks like a delicious sauce made with eggplant, can't wait to try it! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

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  2. This is really a fabulous sauce. I kind of like it spicy for a really tasty pasta dish!

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  3. I love the idea of zucchini noodles.... I will have to look for a spiralizer! Also the sauce is a great idea for adding extra nutrition. :)

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    1. You will LOVE your spiralizer- you must get one and you will LOVE the sauce too

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  4. Homemade pasta sauce sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipe at the #HomeMattersParty this week.

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    1. Nicole,
      Not only is it homemade; it is so fast and easy to make..

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