Linguine with Olives, Eggplant and Artichokes

(makes 6 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Linguine with Olives, Eggplant and ArtichokesIngredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 4 small eggplants, quartered
  • 1 (14 oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and halved
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2½ cups canned peeled tomatoes with juice
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup pitted black olives
  • 12 oz. linguine
  • Salt and pepper to taste (Nutrition Fact calculated without added salt.)
  • Fresh thyme leaves (optional)


  • In a large-sized saucepan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add onion, garlic, lemon juice and eggplant and cook until lightly browned (about 5 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in tomatoes, sugar and tomato paste then raise heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes.
  • Add artichoke hearts, black olives and continue to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain pasta and add to a large-sized bowl. Toss with remaining olive oil. Add tomato mixture and toss well to coat.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately garnished with fresh thyme.

Make 6 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(1/6 of recipe (399 g)): 380 Calories, 17 g Protein, 63 g carbohydrates, 9 g Dietary Fiber, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 571 mg sodium


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