Eggplant Penne Pasta with How to Prepare Eggplant
eggplants ($1.50) $.75 a piece from the farmer's market stop!
Couple dashes of salt
16 oz. whole wheat penne pasta ($1.49)
1-2 tsp olive oil ($.05)
Bunch of parsley, basil leaves and rosemary leaves (free from the garden)
2-3 garlic cloves ($.10)
crushed tomatoes ($.30)
1/2 - 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese ($.40) From the freezer from a few weeks ago when just $1.25/2 cups!
4 ears of corn ($.68) From the freezer when on sale a few weeks back...$.17 each
Optional, Add 1/3 - 1/2 lb. ground beef or diced chicken for the meatier version! Plus $.75!
Slice eggplants into 1/2 inch cubes or slightly smaller.