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Friday, June 10, 2016

Chickpea Fusilli with Eggplant, Tomato, Green Onion Recipe

Get out your basket and blanket, International Picnic Day is June 18th!

What's a picnic without a pasta salad? Give this dish a healthy twist with pasta from Explore Cuisine! Explore Cuisine products are all vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO and made from organic ingredients. Jam packed with protein, iron, and fiber, these pastas are the perfect alternative to other glutinous pastas. Feel great knowing that you are serving a meal made from organic chickpeas, beans, and lentils! So get your basket packed and enjoy!

This recipe for Organic Chickpea Fusilli with Eggplant, Tomato, and Green Onion from Explore Cuisine is the perfect picnic meal and easy to prepare.

Chickpea Fusilli with Eggplant, Tomato, Green Onion Recipe

1 package chickpea fusilli, cooked
1 large Japanese eggplant, small dice
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
4 garlic cloves, smashed
olive oil
salt and pepper
1 T. parsley, chopped
2 green onions, sliced

Toss eggplant with olive oil. Roast at 400°F until brown and tender. Toss tomatoes and garlic with olive oil and roast in the same oven until the tomatoes are blistered. Remove the garlic and finely chop. Toss eggplant, garlic, tomatoes (Including juices) with fusilli. Add a splash of olive oil if needed. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley and green onion. Chill and serve.

1 comment:

jopb said...

I love the idea of using vegetable pasta with more vegetables. The combination must taste delicious.