Pasta Alla Norma (with Eggplant and Tomato) Recipe | Yummly

Pasta alla Norma (with Eggplant and Tomato)

LA COCINA DE BABEL
9Ingredients
55Minutes
350Calories
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Description

Pasta alla Norma is a traditional Sicilian pasta dish and typically features tomatoes, eggplant, and ricotta cheese. This recipe sticks closely to the traditional recipe as far as the main elements, incorporating the tomatoes into a delicious sauce and the fried eggplant into a tasty topping along with crumbled ricotta. Garnish with fresh herbs and basil. This vegetarian dish can be made with your favorite pasta variety, this recipe recommends spaghetti or macaroni.

Ingredients

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  • 350 grams dried pasta (spaghetti or macaroni)
  • 2 eggplants (finely sliced)
  • 500 grams tomatoes (ripe, chopped)
  • 1 onion (finely sliced in rings)
  • 200 grams ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese)
  • fresh basil
  • olive oil
  • black pepper
  • salt
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    Directions

    1. Sprinkle the eggplants with salt, leave to ‘sweat’ in a bowl until the bitter juices are released.
    2. Heat a drizzle of oil in a heavy pan and fry the onion until soft.
    3. Add the tomatoes, salt, pepper, and a teaspoon of sugar to negate the acidity of the tomatoes.
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    NutritionView More

    350Calories
    Sodium11% DV260mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs16% DV49g
    Fiber44% DV11g
    Calories350Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium260mg11%
    Potassium1080mg31%
    Protein14g27%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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