Aubergine and mint spaghetti


2 aubergines, cut into ½cm slices
6 essential Waitrose tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
10 mint leaves, shredded
pinch chilli flakes
350g wholewheat spaghetti
50g wild rocket


1. Preheat the grill to high. Put the aubergine slices on a baking sheet and grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until browned.

2. Meanwhile, place the tomatoes in a bowl with the oil, garlic, mint and chilli. Mix together and season, adding the aubergine when cooked.

3. Cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions. Drain, reserving a cup of the cooking water. Return the spaghetti to the pan and stir through the aubergine and tomatoes, adding enough cooking water to give it a silky texture. Season, stir through the rocket and serve.

Aubergine and mint spaghetti
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1531.344kJ
Fat 8.4g
Saturated Fat 1.3g
Carbohydrate 63g
Sugars 7.6g
Salt 0.3g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Sep 01 15:10:00 BST 2011.