Barilla Orecchiette with Schug Infused San Marzano Tomato & Eggplant Sauce

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This Israeli influenced sauce features tomatoes, onions and eggplant infused with a fiery green chile garlic sauce.


Step 1

For the Herbed Labneh:
Combine all ingredients for Herbed Labneh in medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate.

Step 2

Bring salted water to a boil in steam-jacketed kettle or large stockpot on stovetop. Add pasta; cook 1 min. less than directed on package. Drain.

Step 3

Heat oil in large rondeaux on medium-high heat. Add onions; cook 3-4 min. or until softened. Add eggplant; cook 7-10 min. or until golden brown.

Step 4

Stir in schug and tomatoes; bring mixture to a simmer. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Add pasta to sauce; toss to coat. Garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon Herbed Labneh before serving.


  • For the Herbed Labneh: 1-1/2 cups labneh 1 tablespoon chopped chives 1 tablespoon chopped dill 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 3 lbs. Barilla Collezione Orecchiette
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium yellow onions, cut into thin slivers
  • 3 medium eggplants, diced
  • 3/4 cup prepared schug
  • 3 cans (28 ounces each) peeled San Marzano Tomatoes, crushed by hand
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container serving

Amount Per Serving
Calories 345
Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 16mg
Sodium 190mg
Total Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 6g
Protein 9g

Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 5%
Iron 16%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.