Pasta alla Norma

This Pasta alla Norma has a rich tomato sauce, sautéed eggplant, and fresh basil for a classic Italian meal that's hearty, delicious and ready in 30 minutes.

What you Need

Cook eggplant


Heat oil in a skillet. Add the eggplant slices and cook until browned and soft.

Add aromatics


Add oil. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until they become fragrant.

Add tomatoes


Add chopped tomatoes, season with salt and pepper cook for 15 to 20 minutes to simmer.

Cook pasta


In a large pot, boil the pasta in salted water until al dente. Drain.

Mix and serve


Gently toss the tomato sauce and the cooked pasta in a saucepan. Garnish with cheese and basil leaves.

- Salt the cubed eggplant and let it sit for about 30 minutes to draw out moisture. - Make sure the eggplant is browned well on all sides to add a deep flavor to the dish.

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