Recipe: Pasta alla Norma


Course: First course
Cuisine: Italiana
Yield: 2


  • 200 gr pasta mezze maniche
  • 250 gr eggplant
  • 400 gr round tomatoes for sauce
  • basil
  • salt
  • extra vergin olive oil
  • sun flower seeds oil to fry
  • 100 gr ricotta salata
  • 1 piece garlic


  • Remove the peel and cut the tomatoes in cubes.
  • Put some olive oil in a pan with the piece of garlic and heat the oil for few minutes then add tomatoes, salt and basil. Cook until there is no water left.
  • Cut the eggplants in small cubes.
  • Put in a frying pan the sunflower seeds oil and wait until is very warm. Add the eggplants and fry them.
  • Cook pasta, drain, add the sauce and the eggplants. Grated ricotta salata on top.

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