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Vegetable Pasta Nests

ingredients

serves 4
175 g (6 oz) spaghetti
1 aubergine (eggplant), halved and sliced
1 courgette (zucchini), diced
1 red (bell) pepper, seeded and chopped diagonally
6 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
50 g (1 3/4 oz) 4 tbsp butter or margarine, melted
15 g (1/2 oz) 1 tbsp dry white breadcrumbs
salt and pepper
fresh parsley sprigs, to garnish

method

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and cook the spaghetti for 8 - 10 minutes or until 'al dente'. Drain the spaghetti in a colander and set aside until required.

2. Place the aubergine (eggplant), courgette (zucchini) and (bell) pepper on a baking tray (cookie sheet).

3. Mix the oil and garlic together and pour over the vegetables, tossing to coat all over.

4. Cook under a preheated hot grill (broiler) for about 10 minutes,
turning, until tender and lightly charred. Set aside and keep warm.

5. Divide the spaghetti among 4 lightly greased Yorkshire pudding tins (pans). Using 2 forks, curl the spaghetti to form nests.

6. Brush the pasta nests with melted butter or margarine and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs.
Bake in a preheated oven, at 200°C/400°F/ Gas Mark 6, for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove the pasta nests from the tins (pans) and transfer to serving plates. Divide the grilled (broiled) vegetables between the pasta nests, season and garnish.

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