Eggplant and Tomato with or without Pasta

If you missed this recipe here it is again. One of my favorite veggie side dishes and perfection over pasta. Use with or without pasta. So good. Enjoy!

Cooking with Candi

photo 5 (11)photo 5 (12)photo 4 (12)photo 3 (16)photo 5 (13)Another wonderful inspiration from Jessica Seinfeld’s new cookbook “The Can’t Cookbook”,  even though I can cook there are so many great and easy recipes in this book. This was certainly one of them. I served over pasta (see photos) and it is so easy! Everyone gets nervous about cooking eggplant and I really am not sure why that is, well this will cure you of that fear if you have it. You can just make this as a side dish without the pasta but any reason to eat pasta in this house is a good one.

Eggplants should be smooth-skinned, evenly firm and without soft spots. I bought organic ,  when  I’m eating the peel or the skin I  try to buy organic, same goes for tomatoes.


1 large eggplant or 2 small ones

4 cloves garlic

1 pint cherry or grape type tomatoes

6 sprigs fresh thyme

1/3 cup olive…

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