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Lorenzo's Trattoria's Rigatoni With Eggplant

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serves/makes:   6

recipe id: 88633

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1 pound rigatoni pasta
1 small eggplant, peeled and diced
1/3 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup large capers
1/3 cup sliced pitted kalamata olives
1 cup white wine
2 cups tomato sauce
3 sprigs fresh basil, leaves slivered
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut in half-dollar-size slices


Cook rigatoni according to package directions; drain, set aside and keep warm.

Saute eggplant in olive oil until golden brown. Add garlic, capers and olives; saute 30 seconds. Add wine; cook until reduced by half, about 1 minute.

Stir in tomato sauce and basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add mozzarella and rigatoni to eggplant mixture, toss and serve.

Recipe from Lorenzo's Trattoria, St. Louis.

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