Food for Fuel: Caponata and Chicken Pasta

August 12, 2008 at 8:11 pm | Posted in Food, Nutrition, Pasta, Poultry, Vegetable Side Dishes | 2 Comments

For tonight’s dinner, I took a break from The Runner’s Cookbook to try this tempting eggplant dish. After all, track doesn’t start until Friday! This recipe was wonderful, and I’m so glad I have leftovers. I’m thinking of trying it with fish later in the week.

I halved the recipe and did not add the anchovy, but did add olives and basil. I cooked a chicken breast on the George Foreman, tossed everything with some whole wheat linguine, and topped it all with feta.

Nutrition of this Meal

This meal contains 10 ingredients from the World’s Healthiest Foods list:

  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Tomatoes
  • Olives
  • Olive oil
  • Chicken
  • Basil
  • Low-fat cheese
  • Whole wheat

Ok, Olympics are on, so must stop writing!



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  1. I cooked eggplant last night, too! The addition of feta looks very good.

  2. […] bad since it’s the first day of track and all. However, I really wanted to use the rest of my Caponata, and decided it would go well with one of the tuna steaks in my freezer. On the side, I made Incan […]

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