Eggplant Alla Norma Recipe

This is the recipe that I brought to The Chew, I hope you enjoy it !!



 1 med Eggplant

 4 large garlic cloves

2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

 1/4 lb Baby Porto Bella Mushrooms

 1 Can of Plain Crushed Tomatoes

¼ cup of Fresh Basil

1 Large Onion

1 small can of Anchovies

8oz Capers

1 package of Rigatoni (I used the Vegetable Rigatoni)

8oz of Mozzarella Balls

1/4 Cup of Parsley

 1/4 Cup of Parm Cheese


 Peel and cut eggplant into cubes, cut and dice onions, shredded garlic.

Add olive oil to skillet to med high heat, add  Eggplant, mushrooms, onions and garlic.

Cook for about 15 minutes or until you notice eggplant getting softer.

Add Can of sauce and basil to skillet cook for another 10 minutes.

Buon Appetito


7 Comments Add yours

  1. I saw this on the Chew and was going to try and look it up! It looks good, and I love eggplant. Thanks for posting.

    1. Yup that was me on The Chew :)…Hope you like it

  2. wifeofphilecop says:

    This dish looked so delicious on The Chew. The sauce looked very hearty. I can’t wait to try it. I’d have liked to watch you prepare it on the show. Although the fried pizza looked yummy, it seemed simple to figure out how to make it. Congrats on the show!

  3. Shez says:

    Love the list of ingredients. It’s bound to be good.

  4. KarenCooking says:

    This sounds delicious – thank you for sharing! (Your experience on The Chew sounds really exciting, too!)

  5. I will have to try this one – I love eggplant!!

  6. ccashmore says:

    Thank you, this sounds delish, I will have to try it.

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