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Pasta Alla Norma



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Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta sauce

  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 20 g fresh basil, stalks finely chopped, leaves torn
  • 15 g olive oil
  • 800 g canned tomatoes
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 eggplants, diced into 2 cm cubes
  • 2 long red chillies
  • 150 g ricotta cheese


  • 350 g pasta, dry, Any shape such as fusili
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Add garlic, basil and olive oil into cook sp2, 100deg for 3 mins, MC off.
    2. Add tinned tomatoes, 400g water, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper into Add eggplant and chillis (pierce skin of chillis) into varoma. Cook sp2, varoma for 30 mins.
    3. Cook pasta sepeately.
    4. Remove chilli and remove skins and seed, finely chop.
    5. Add ricotta, basil leaves, chilli and eggplant into . Stir by hand to gently incoporate the vegetables into the sauce.
    6. Serve pasta with sauce and topped with optional parmasen.

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Try making your own ricotta in the thermomix.
You can cook the pasta in the thermoserver.
If you'd like the eggplant more incoporated into the sauce, try in step 5 mix the ingredients together on sp 3 for 3 mins.

** recipe adapted and photo from Jamie Oliver

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