Greek Style Penne with Eggplant

Penne and brinjals cooked in Greek style – simply irresistible. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Greek Style Penne with Eggplant
Main Ingredients Penne, Brinjals
Cuisine Italian
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Greek Style Penne with Eggplant

  • 200 grams Penne
  • 2 long Brinjals
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
  • to taste Salt
  • as required Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 bottle Tomato basil pasta sauce
  • a few spri Parsley
  • Cheese sauce
  • 100 grams Feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Egg


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat plenty of water in a deep non stick pan. Place a colander in it and put the pasta in it. Add salt and let it cook.
  2. Cut eggplants into cubes. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add eggplant. Add salt and some freshly crushed black peppercorns and toss. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add tomato basil sauce and mix. Rinse the bottle with ¼ cup water and add and cook. Heat 2 tbsps butter in another non stick pan, add refined flour and saute till the raw smells disappear. Add cloves and garlic clove and mix.
  4. Add half the milk and mix well so that there are no lumps. Add remaining milk and mix. Cook till the sauce gets cooked and thickens to the desired consistency. Pour the sauce into a bowl, remove the garlic and cloves and discard.
  5. Crumble feta cheese and add to the white sauce. Break the egg and mix well. Spread the eggplant mixture at the base of a baking dish. Drain the pasta and mix with the white cheesy sauce and mix well. Spread this over the eggplant layer in the baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle freshly ground black peppercorns on top. Chop a little parsley and sprinkle on top and bake in the preheated oven 10-15 minutes. Garnish with a sprig of curly parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2503
Carbohydrates 86.6
Protein 260.4
Fat 129.7
Other Fiber 38.4