Eggplant and Bacon Pasta

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 25 minutes
  • 2 servings

It’s impossible to accuse this recipe of lack of flavor! The bacon and sausages are undoubtedly delicious to begin with. The eggplant is cooked in garlic infused oil, which will further enrich the taste. And there’s also a heavy cream sauce on the table!

Ingredients Needed for Eggplant and Bacon Pasta

6 ounces of penne
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
6 garlic cloves
½ eggplant, sliced
2 bacon, thinly sliced
2 sausages s, sliced
½ cup heavy cream
pepper

How to Cook Eggplant and Bacon Pasta

  1. Thinly slice the eggplant, in about 4 inch (10 cm) long sticks.
  2. Add the pasta in a saucepan full of simmering water. Cook them according to the instructions on the package.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic cloves and leave them in the pan for about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove them from the pan when ready and add the eggplant sticks. Add the remaining oil and a pinch of salt. Cook the eggplant for about 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.
  5. Add the bacon and sausage, and give it a good stir. Continue to cook for another 3 minutes and add the pasta. Gently add the heavy cream and reduce the heat. Stir, and cook the pasta for about 1 more minute.
  6. Serve the pasta with shredded parmesan!

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