Cheese, Mains, Vegetarian

Creamy Tomato, Aubergine & Feta Pasta

Cooking method:

Ninja Speedi Rapid Cooker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 33 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 3 people

Creamy Tomato, Aubergine & Feta Pasta


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat


Bottom of pot

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled, minced
  • Salt, as desired
  • 400g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 250g dried pasta (fusilli or penne)
  • 300ml water
  • 150g feta cheese, crumbled


  • 1 large aubergine, halved lengthways, sliced into 0.5cm thick half-moons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • NADA Salt and black pepper, as desired
  • 50g crumbled feta cheese, to serve
  • Shredded basil leaves, to serve

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Flip the SmartSwitch to AIR FRY/HOB. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ, set to 5 and select START/STOP to begin cooking. Add 2 tablespoons oil and preheat for 1 minute with lid open. Then add garlic and pinch of salt, cook for 2 minutes until fragrant. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring regularly, for 2 minutes. Select START/STOP to finish cooking.


  • Step 2

    Place pasta, water and feta in the pot with the tomatoes and stir together.


  • Step 3

    Pull out the legs on the Cook & Crisp tray, then place tray in the top position in the pot. Brush aubergine slices with oil on all sides and sprinkle over salt and pepper, then place on top of tray.

  • Step 4

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch to RAPID COOKER. Select SPEEDI MEALS, set temperature to 200˚C and set time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 8 minutes before countdown timer begins).

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, transfer aubergine to a plate. Then use silicone-tipped tongs to grab the centre handle and remove the tray from the unit. Stir aubergine into pasta and season as desired. Serve pasta with extra crumbled feta and shredded basil leaves.