Mushroom and Eggplant Pasta

Are you tired of the same old pasta dishes and looking to switch things up with a unique and flavorful recipe? Look no further than this Mushroom and Eggplant Pasta! This dish combines the earthy flavors of mushrooms and eggplant with the comforting goodness of pasta for a satisfying and delicious meal. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the vegetables to cooking the pasta to perfection. So grab your apron and get ready to impress your taste buds with this delightful recipe!


  • 8 oz pasta of your choice
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil for garnish


Step 1: Cook the Pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook according to package instructions until al dente.
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water, then drain the pasta and set aside.

Step 2: Sauté the Vegetables

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic and onion, sautéing until fragrant.
  3. Add the mushrooms and eggplant, cooking until they are tender.

Step 3: Combine Pasta and Vegetables

  1. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the vegetables.
  2. Toss to combine, adding reserved pasta water as needed to create a sauce.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Serve and Garnish

  1. Divide the pasta among plates.
  2. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  3. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

Additional Tips:

  • Feel free to add other vegetables like cherry tomatoes or spinach for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • You can also top the dish with toasted pine nuts or a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a gourmet touch.
  • For a vegan version, simply omit the Parmesan cheese or use a dairy-free alternative.

By following these simple steps, you can create a delicious and satisfying mushroom and eggplant pasta dish that is sure to impress your family and friends. Enjoy!