Hearty Pasta Meal

Discover a new favorite with this quick and easy pasta dish the whole family will love. (Serves 4)

Penne with Sausage, Eggplant, and Feta

Bitter greens with olive vinaigrette: Combine 2 tablespoons olive pâté, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley, and 2 teaspoons prepared mustard. Combine 6 cups Italian Blend salad greens and 2 tablespoons pitted, sliced kalamata olives. Toss with vinaigrette.

Lemon sorbet

GAME PLAN

1. Peel and cube eggplant, mince garlic, and chop parsley for pasta

QUICK TIP: Reduce chopping time by substituting two teaspoons bottled minced garlic for four garlic cloves.

Cooking Light, August 2007