Eggplant Pasta

To make the eggplant purée called for in this recipe: Slice an eggplant lengthwise, lightly brush with olive oil, roast in a 375°F oven for 20 minutes, and purée.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 1 cup durum wheat (semolina) flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄8 tsp. iodized salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup eggplant purée
  • 1⁄4 cup olive
  • 2 Tbsp. water


  • Sift together the flours and salt into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together the eggs and eggplant purée in a separate bowl. Whisk the olive oil and water into the egg mixture.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour and pour in the egg mixture. Mix together the wet and dry ingredients by hand or in a mixer with a dough hook until fully incorporated and the dough forms into a ball. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let rest in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Allow dough to return to room temperature if it has rested in the refrigerator for more than an hour.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface, then form or shape pasta as desired.