Yummy shell pasta is tossed with bites of roasted eggplants, veggie ground and onions then given a coating of rich garlic tomato. Simple, easy & delicious!
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You will need:
Setup & prepare the vegetables: Bring salted water to a boil in a pot for the pasta. Wash and clean all produce.
Cut the eggplant and onion in small dices. Mince the garlic.
Roast the veggie ground: Add the veggie ground to the skilled. Crumble the veggie ground and cook for 5 minutes.
Gluten friendly: Stir and cook for 7-10 minutes until all-dente. Drain. Rinse with cold water.
Assemble the sauce: Add the diced tomato & tomato paste to the skillet. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for 1 minute.
Note: If the sauce if very thick, you can add water 1 tbsp at a time until desired consitency.
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Dr. Craig Herrington Naturopath
Eggplants, along with tomatoes, bell peppers and potatoes, belong to the nightshade family of vegetables. Contrary to internet folklore, consumption of these vegetables is linked to lower rates of inflammation.
Cooking with Kids
Beyond Baby Nutrition
Lacey Engel, Registered Dietitian
Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as young as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food, they may be more likely to try the same food at the table.
MAKING THIS RECIPE WITH KIDS ?
Children are significantly more likely to try new foods when they helped prepare it. Let the child help complete these steps:
- Assemble the sauce
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.