Explore Cuisine’s Chick Pea Fusilli with Eggplant

Explore Cuisine’s Chick Pea Fusilli with Eggplant

Chickpea PastaIngredients:

1 package Explore Cuisine Chickpea Fusilli, cooked

1 large Japanese eggplant, small dice

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

4 garlic cloves, smashed

olive oil

salt and pepper

1 T. parsley, chopped

2 green onions, sliced



Toss eggplant with olive oil. Roast at 400°F until brown and tender.

Toss tomatoes and garlic with olive oil and roast in the same oven until the tomatoes are blistered. Remove the garlic and finely chop.

Toss eggplant, garlic, tomatoes (Including juices) with fusilli. Add a splash of olive oil if needed.

Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley and green onion.


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