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Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!

Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables Spaghetti

Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb dry spaghetti (450 g)
  • 1 medium fresh eggplant
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 medium fresh zucchini
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • dried herbs
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Rinse the vegetables and slice them into ½ inch (1 cm) thick bits.
  2. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
  3. Place them on a large baking tray. Sprinkle with some olive oil and brush the vegetables evenly. Then turn them all and brush again with extra olive oil.
  4. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
  5. Sprinkle with some pepper, salt and dried herbs.
  6. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
  7. Roast the vegetables in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for 35 to 40 minutes or until cooked through. In the meantime fill a large and high pan with water, season with a good dash of salt and bring it to a good boil. Then add the pasta.
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  9. Cook the pasta until al dente and then drain it. Add 4 tablespoons of olive oil to a large wok together with the tomato paste and another sprinkle of pepper, salt and dried herbs.
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  11. Place the wok over medium heat. Once the oil is warm and the tomato paste starts to fry, add ⅓ cup (80 ml) of water (or pasta cooking liquid). Stir and let this mixture reduce by half. Then add the cooked pasta.
  12. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
  13. Stir well. Then add the warm roasted vegetables.
  14. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!
  15. Stir again. Check the seasoning and add extra pepper, salt, dried herbs or olive oil to taste if necessary. Then divide the pasta and vegetables over deep plates. Sprinkle with the pine nuts and serve hot.
  16. Here's a colorful al dente spaghetti with mediterranean roasted vegetables... the purest flavors ever on your dinner table!