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skinnymixer's Pasta Alla Norma (sauce)

Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 3 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 154kcal
Author: Skinnymixers


  • 500 g eggplant 2 cm cubes (approx. 2 eggplants)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil for roasting
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 medium onion peeled, quartered
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 2 x 400g tins whole tomatoes we recommend Ardmona brand
  • 1 bunch of basil leaves only (approx. 30 g)
  • 30 g tomato paste
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Pinch of freshly cracked black pepper
  • Pinch of chilli flakes


  • Preheat oven to 200°C or 400°F, fan forced.
  • Toss eggplant through olive oil and place on roasting tray. Cook for 25 mins, or until soft and golden brown. With 5 mins remaining, begin step 3.
  • Add onion and garlic to mixer bowl. Chop for 3 sec/speed 7/MC on. Scrape bowl down.
  • Add the 20 g olive oil to mixer bowl. Cook for 5 min/100°C or 212°F/speed 1/MC off.
  • Add remaining ingredients, including roasted eggplant, to mixer bowl. Cook for 25 min/steaming temp/speed 1/MC off. Place simmering basket on top to avoid splatter.
  • Season to taste. Serve over your favourite pasta, zucchini noodles or as a delicious topping over steak or chicken breast.


Serving: 160g | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.3g | Protein: 4.3g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Sodium: 291mg | Sugar: 12g