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Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni with Sausage, Eggplant & Sweet Peppers


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Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni with Sausage, Eggplant & Sweet Peppers
PREPARATION TIME
45 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Medium

TYPE
Main course

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
CALORIES: 560
CARBOHYDRATE: 51.0g
PROTEIN: 17.0g
FAT: 0.0g

TYPE OF RECIPE
Pork


Ingredients for 8 people


1 BOX Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni
1/2 CUP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 POUND Italian Sausage Crumbled
2  Medium Onions Chopped
4 CLOVES Garlic Minced
1  Medium Eggplant Peeled Cubed
2 CUPS Red Bell Peppers Chopped
1 1/2 TEASPOON Salt
1/4 TEASPOON Black Pepper Freshly Ground
1 1/2 CUP Fresh Basil Chopped Divided



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 25 minutes cooking
1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil

2. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat

3. Add sausage, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally

4. Reduce heat to medium

5. Add eggplant, red pepper, salt and black pepper; cover

6. Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until eggplant is tender and sausage is cooked through; stir occasionally

7. Meanwhile, COOK Mezzi Rigatoni according to package directions; drain and return to pot

8. ADD skillet mixture to hot Mezzi Rigatoni

9. Stir in basil, reserving 2 teaspoons

10. Mix well

11. Transfer to serving platter; sprinkle with reserved basil