Pasta alla norma

  • easy
  • 4 servings
  • 30 minutes
According to history, the pasta got its name from the famous Italian writer Nino Martoglio. After tasting the pasta, he exclaimed: “This is the real Norma!”, comparing the dish with the famous Bellini opera. The name stuck, and you can make this historic masterpiece in your own kitchen with AIDA pasta.





  1. Cut the eggplant into cubes. Heat a frying pan with olive oil, fry the garlic.
  2. Add the eggplant and simmer until the eggplant is almost ready.
  3. Boil the pasta until "al dente".
  4. While the pasta is cooking, add tomatoes to the eggplant in the pan, then add oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes. If the sauce is thick, then add a little water from the pasta.
  5. Dip the finished pasta in a colander, then add the tomatoes and eggplant to the pan and simmer for another 1 minute.
  6. Spread the finished dish on plates, sprinkle with hard cheese.

Made with AIDA Penne rigate

  • Source of protein 13 г
  • Darum wheat 100%
Penne rigate
You will find even more interesting recipes with AIDA pasta in our collection. Experiment with different forms of pasta, sauces and spices. With AIDA pasta, you can cook anything — from simple and light salads to interesting gastronomic dishes. We invite you to plunge into the world of culinary discoveries and create your own culinary masterpieces with AIDA.