Need To Have
- Whole Grain Medium Shells Pasta - the full box (375g or approximately 5 cups)
- Kumato Tomatoes - 4 medium sized, chopped
- Asparagus - 1 + 1/2 cup chopped into 1" pieces
- Big Eggplant - 1/2 of it diced
- Chilli Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Dry Basil - 1 + 1/4 teaspoon
- Salt & Pepper - as per taste
Cook the pasta according to the instructions in the box. Mix the eggplant, asparagus, 1 teaspoon basil, salt and a dash of freshly ground pepper and spread in a oven proof dish and roast them for 20 mins at 400F, turning them in between. Once the pasta and the vegetables are done, you can put together the dish in a jiffy. Heat some olive oil, add the chopped tomatoes, saute till mushy, add the roasted vegetables and salt, mix, finally add the pasta and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon basil. Mix everything together, check for salt and pepper and serve it warm.
Sending it to Sara's Corner for the Women's Day Celebration event,
to Shama's Easy2cook Recipes for Sara's Cooking With Love - Granddad Series event,
to Vegetarian Food And Me for I'm The Star event,
to Spicy Treats for the Show Me The Hits - Fiber Rich Foods event,
to Sumee's Culinary Bites for the Bon Vivant event,
to Taste Of Pearl City for the Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy event,
to Srav's Cooking Concepts for the Vegan Diet - Only Plant Based event and
to Food Corner for the Midweek Fiesta event.
Don't overcook the shells, you want the shells to be separate not sticking to each other.
Can drizzle some more olive oil in the end, before serving.