Pasta Shells with Eggplant Mushroom Tomato Sauce

I made this dish in my hotel room. This veggie packed pasta sauce is a perfect complete meal! Stewing your veggies in a sauce like this is another great way to reap all the nutrients and phytochemicals from your veggies. You can enjoy this sauce like I did with gluten-free pasta shells, or with your favorite pasta veriety. It's also a perfect dish for a picky eater.

Pasta Shells with Eggplant Mushroom Tomato Sauce
by Sarah Farsh September 15th, 2013
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice pasta shells (approx one bag)
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic, or garlic powder
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 cup baby portobello mushrooms, diced
  • 1/2 eggplant, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup crushed or pureed canned tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil
  • salt/pepper/red chili flakes to taste
In a large pot, saute garlic, tomatoes, mushrooms, eggplant and crushed tomatoes together until simmering. Add fresh basil and spices, and toss pasta lightly into sauce. I ended up throwing in some fresh spinach at the end - it was a great addition!


  1. The only thing I've ever made in a hotel room is a cup (or 2) of coffee!


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