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Eggplant Pasta with Chilean EVOO and Goat Cheese

A delicious gourmet pasta with fresh, Chilean extra virgin flavor!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1-1/4 cups Chilean extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium garlic cloves (diced)
  • 1 pound tomatoes, peeled and crushed
  • 5 ounces white wine or dry Jerez
  • 20 leaves of fresh basil
  • 2 medium eggplants (approximately ½ pound total)
  • 1 pound penne pasta (or other tube-shaped pasta)
  • 2 cups Goat cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

preparation

  • In a large saucepan mix 1/2 cup Chilean extra virgin olive oil with the diced garlic. Add the tomatoes and the glass of wine and cook at high temperature, uncovered for 5 minutes. Add 10 basil leaves, and cook for 10 more minutes at low temperature.
  • Cover and let rest.
  • Peel the eggplant and cut into 1 inch cubes. Sauté the eggplant in ¾ cup Chilean extra virgin olive oil over low heat until brown and crunchy, being careful to avoid oil smoking. Drain.
  • Add pasta and a pinch of salt to boiling water and cook for 10 minutes. Drain.
  • In a serving dish mix the pasta with the sauce. Add the eggplant, goat cheese, Parmesan cheese and 10 leaves of fresh basil. Serve warm.
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  • Quinoa Salad with Nutmeg and Chilean Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

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