• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Lamb and eggplant are combined in dishes throughout the Mediterranean. Together they deliver a complex, hearty, earthy flavor that's truly satisfying. In this dish, toasted pine nuts and tangy feta cheese are excellent accents.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces whole-wheat rigatoni, rotini or penne
    • 4 ounces ground lamb or lean ground beef
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seed
    • 1 1/2 cups diced eggplant
    • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 8-ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
    • 1/2 cup red wine
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 teaspoon pine nuts, toasted (see Tip)
    • 1/4 cup crumbled feta, (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 11916 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 394 g 606.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.53%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.56%
    • Sodium: 580 mg 24.18%
    • Calcium: 133 mg 13.35%
    • Potassium: 374 mg 10.68%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.42%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 6 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.7%
    • Vitamin C 4.95%
    • Vitamin D 0.75%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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