Tortelloni with Roasted Eggplant & Cherry Tomato Sauce


Eggplant and tomatoes are delicious roasted and blended into a chunky sauce with garlic, crushed red pepper and mint. The sauce complements the chicken & roasted garlic tortelloni nicely and makes for a wonderful dish for entertaining.

Tortelloni with Roasted Eggplant & Cherry Tomato Sauce

Minutes to Prep 15

Total Minutes 55

Serves 7

Difficulty 2



PREHEAT oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.

COMBINE eggplant, tomatoes, garlic, oil, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper in large bowl. Spread on prepared baking sheet.

ROAST for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and eggplant is golden.

TRANSFER roasted vegetables to food processer. Add mint leaves; process until chunky.

PREPARE pasta according to package directions; drain, reserving 1 cup cooking water. Return pasta to saucepan along with eggplant mixture, reserved cooking water and cheese. Toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Garnish with additional mint leaves, if desired.