Penne con Melanzane

Penne with Aubergine

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Appears in

The River Café Cookbook

By Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

Published 1995

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  • 2 medium aubergines
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves


Thinly slice the aubergines, sprinkle with salt and leave in a colander to drain of any bitter juices for 30 minutes. Rinse and dry.

While they are draining, heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan and add the garlic, parsley and chilli. Fry gently for almost 5 minutes. When the garlic has turned brown, add the tomatoes and cook for 20 minutes. This sauce has a more liquid consisten