Pasta with Oven Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, Goat Cheese and Mint
Yield: 4 servings
  • 1 medium eggplant, cubed
  • 2 zucchini, cubed
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup mint, minced
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes or to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • ½ lb pasta
  1. Preheat oven to 450. Line two baking sheets with foil and spray with cooking spray. Place the eggplant and zucchini cubes on these trays in a single layer. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Roast for 20 minutes.
  2. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions.
  3. Mix the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mint, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Toss together the pasta, eggplant, zucchini and goat cheese. Add the dressing and serve.
Adapted from Closet Cooking
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52 Responses to Pasta with Oven Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, Goat Cheese and Mint

  1. Foodycat says:

    YUM! So many of my favourite flavours, all in one bowl!

  2. I think you will also have them eating out of the palm of your hand! This is my idea of the perfect pasta dish xo

  3. bellini says:

    With every post you show us that vegetarian can be over the top delicious Joanne.

  4. Even more surprising, they had it before going out for dinner. I guess your dinner became their pre-appetiser

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Eggplant and goat cheese. Done.

  6. Joanne says:

    I love eggplant, it’s one of my faves. This recipe looks amazing with it …

  7. Hello and YUM! I’m in dire need of making this. Anything eggplant… and zucchini… and mint is delicious!

  8. Candace says:! I was having the creamy avocado pasta tonight….and now…not so sure. This looks delicious! And I’m not the greatest pasta fan either. ~sigh~

  9. Anything with goat cheese, I love!

    If I make this, will I have a twenty-something man in my life too? 😉

  10. Love it all, except for the goat cheese, of course! Checking it out!!

  11. Dawn says:

    Wow what combo! I love all your pasta salad ideas. I’m putting it on the list for this week. XOXO. I have missed visiting!

  12. elly says:

    This has the potential to be my new favorite pasta dish. 🙂

  13. I’ve always wanted to try roasted eggplant. And this would be more practical than making eggplant lasagna for 2.

  14. I’m the only one in my household who likes eggplant (yeah, they’ll all WEIRD) but I am tempted to make this dish just for me! Yum. Yum.

  15. you can’t go wrong with mint AND goat cheese!

  16. Tasha says:

    Sounds wonderful. I think I’d be eating it straight from the pot too.

  17. Victoria says:

    Joanne, this looks right up my alley! All of my favorite things in one place 🙂 I miss you! Are you okay? I’ve tried getting in touch a million different ways and nothing… boooo… let’s catch up soon.

  18. No 20-something men in this life..wait, I’m looking…hoping…someone is bound to walk out of the shower with a towel around his 25 year old waist any moment…wait for it…. nope.

  19. Looks incredible and delicious, Joanne…screw the 20-something guy I would be the one eating this from the pot. And I probably wouldn’t share. 😉

    Off to check it out!


  20. Anonymous says:

    This looks so good !

  21. That’s a bowl of treasures! I love all the flavours.

  22. Laura Jeanne says:

    So many favorites all in one pasta dish, I love it. Sounds perfect for a cool fall night with all those rustic veggies.
    Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeño

  23. Swathi says:

    Pasta can be this tasty, I have to try this one. As my little one is a pasta fan.

  24. That Girl says:

    I’m duly impressed by the addition of mint.

  25. Pam says:

    Oh, yeah this is on my must try list. Love that eggplant!

  26. I’m loving all the eggplant recipes!

  27. Juliana says:

    Oh Joanne! I love the roasted eggplants in this pasta dish…looks delicious with the cheese and mint.
    Hope you are having a fantastic week 🙂

  28. sally says:

    Looks like a great combination of ingredients! I especially like the addition of mint!

  29. Pam says:

    I just happen to have mint in my fridge – this one looks filling, flavorful, and super tasty Joanne.

  30. Kelly says:

    Love the minty cream sauce with the fresh veggies – my kind of delicious!

  31. Umm excuse me? 20 something year old men?? Details please!
    p.s. this looks delicious! 😉

  32. Oh, just read the other post lol. Friends?

  33. Nicole says:

    This looks so fantastic! I may have to splurge and bring goat cheese back into my life. Great photography as well!

  34. the PERFECT vegetarian pasta! <3

  35. Gloria says:

    Joanne this pasta look amazing!! gloria

  36. Healthy combo and looks fantastic!

  37. I have only recently taken a liking to goats cheese, and can well imagine how great it will go with mint 🙂

  38. Sanjeeta kk says:

    Such healthy creation and medley of veggies!

  39. Yasmeen says:

    I adore eggplant and zucchini. I also adore goat cheese and mint (not to mention our plant has become a werewolf-sized bush and needs to be used more!) What a coincidence. This is going on my to-do list this weekend 🙂

  40. Jeanette says:

    I would love a bowl of this – what a nice combination, mint and goat cheese with roasted veggies!

  41. I began putting mint in my pasta last year and I think it may be the most wonderful pairing.

    Another great recipe, my dear!

  42. Emerald says:

    Hi! You don’t know me but I LOVE your blog! I have my zucchini and Eggplant baking as we speak. I just randomly happened to have been given some eggpplant and noticed my mint plant was growing great! I have basil ice cream in the freezer… SOOOO good!! You make me laugh and I always look forward to new recipes! Keep up the good work 🙂

  43. This look so good! I love mint in unexpected places (read: anywhere besides a mojito). And I ADORE zucchini!

  44. Maris says:

    Wow. I meant to write eggplant. Adore eggplant, zucchini and I are cool, but not in love.

  45. Claudie says:

    You always manage to make pasta look exciting 🙂

  46. Agreeing with everyone about how good this looks. Zucchini and mint are a perfect mix.

  47. Kerstin says:

    Some of my very favorite ingredients, sounds fabulous!

  48. Vikki says:

    hi there
    i notice that the original recipe for this one has been taken down
    are you able to post it again?

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