Spicy Eggplant Tomato Sauce

Our produce box has had eggplant and red peppers in it. So I was on the lookout for a new recipe. I didn't have enough eggplant to make Eggplant Parmesan. I know that the Kitchen Gnome was hopeful that I would make it this week end, but I didn't want to make the drive to town so I had to make something that would match what was in the pantry and frig!

I was in luck. SMS Bradley at The Luna Cafe had just posted Spicy Eggplant Tomato Sauce. As I sit here typing this post, I can still smell the wonderful vegetables and spices in this dish! Besides eggplant and peppers there are onions, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, green olives as well as kalamata olives, wine and stock. The sauce can be served over pasta, polenta or cauliflower, per Bradley. It makes two quarts and is a wonderfully flavorful blend that can even be frozen. You can get the recipe here.

We served it over pasta with a few shrimp along the side. It was deliciously spicy and packed with flavor!


  1. Sounds like a really good sauce.

  2. This is very interesting. We don't use eggplant in tomato sauce..

  3. Anything with eggplant in it is a favorite of mine! The other ingredients add so much depth- the olives especially. This would be a great pasta topper. Love that you can freeze it too!

  4. Wow, another great recipe, Kate. I'm on my way out the door to buy the ingredients. Can't wait to try this.

  5. This looks so good. I wish my husband liked eggplant. But I can't complain, he likes most everything else.

  6. I made this sauce last night and loved it! I served it over pasta with lots of cheese. I'll be making this again soon. Thanks for the recipe, Kate.


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