Aubergine Pepper Pasta Sauce
 
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A light fresh and easy to make pasta sauce that will satisfy vegans and meat eaters alike.
Marissa:
Recipe type: Sauces & Dressings
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 roasted aubergine (skin removed), roughly chopped
  • ½ a fresh or ready roasted red pepper from a jar (20cmx20cm) skin removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 fresh tomato, roughly chopped skin on
  • 1 small red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar see note
  • Optional
  • Add dried chillies or chilli oil
  • Fresh herbs like parsley, coriander or mint
  • 1 bag of your favourite pasta (I used orzo pasta Greek klitharaki)
  • cheese to taste feta, halloumi, parmesan or cheddar
Method
  1. Add all the ingredients into a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour over the pasta add enough sauce to coat, any extra is delicious as a dressing or dip for bread or crisps.
  4. Serve warm or this would make a great pasta salad.
  5. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  6. Sprinkle over your cheese of choice and if using chopped fresh herbs.
  7. If you are making this as pasta salad add in freshly chopped vegetables, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, sweetcorn or whatever else you enjoy.
Tips
Taste the sauce it may be a little tart with the fresh tomato and pepper, add a teaspoon of sugar to balance if needed.

Pasta Salad
If you are making this as pasta salad add in freshly chopped vegetables cucumbers, rocket, cherry tomatoes, sweetcorn or whatever else you enjoy.
Taste and adjust the seasoning and add a drizzle of olive oil.
Recipe by Marissa's Recipes & Ideas at https://www.marissa.co/aubergine-pepper-pasta-sauce/