Grilled Ratatouille Pasta

Sep 04

Yum, pasta!  I love a good pasta dish, but it is so hard for me to eat small quantities of pasta.  I saw this recipe from Comfort of Cooking and saw adapting it as a great way to combine with love of pasta (but only using a 1/2 pound of pasta for 4 servings) with some healthy, tasty veggies.  This was a huge hit in our house!!

Grilled Ratatouille Pasta

Ingredients
1/2 pound whole wheat pasta (I used linguine)
1/4 cup olive oil, divided, plus more for grilling
3 small red potatoes, cut in half and sliced
1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced
1/2 onion, sliced
1 small eggplant, cut into thick slices
3  tomatoes, cut into thick slices
3 tbs balsamic vinegar
1 tbs dried parsley
Salt, pepper, garlic powder

Directions
In a medium pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain pasta and add to large pasta bowl.

Heat a grill pan (it was raining, so outside grilling was a no-go) to medium-high; lightly oil hot grill.  Add vegetables, and sprinkle with olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Turn occasionally until browned and tender. Transfer vegetables to a cutting board and let cool slightly.

Roughly chop vegetables and add to pasta. Add 2 tablespoons of balsamic; mix. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with parsley.  Serve hot/warm.

Serves four.

And apparently, I make weird faces…thanks for these pictures Austin :)

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Comments: 6

  1. Maureen | Orgasmic Chef Sep 05 at 12:56 am Reply

    I love this dish :) It looks delightful.

    The funny faces? cute

  2. Nami | Just One Cookbook Sep 05 at 4:43 pm Reply

    Ratatouille with pasta! That’s a wonderful combination. I have only eaten ratatouille alone, but adding pasta will make a great meal!

  3. Asmita Sep 06 at 2:35 am Reply

    This looks so amazing!

  4. This sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  5. I’ve been seeing so many yummy looking eggplant recipes lately that I decided to do a post on our blog with a list of some of the most recent ones. I just wanted to give you a heads up that this one is on there as well! <3 http://homegrownandhealthy.com/eggplant-roundup/

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