Diet can be really useful to strengthen the immune system against the aggressions of viruses and bacteria. Eating gives us energy to boost the defenses but gives us also important substances to support the body in the war against pathogens. Maccheroni pasta in yummy vegetable sauce is a powerful source of health. Indeed, it merges the antiviral and antimicrobial properties of garlic and onion, the antioxidants of herbs and a lot of vitamins and mineral salts. And then this dish is also so tasty and colorful that brings joy just by looking at it.
320 grams of whole grain maccheroni pasta
1 red pepper
1 clove of garlic
1 tablespoon of pitted black olives
Extra virgin olive oil
Rinse and cut into slices an eggplant. Grill the slices. Blend in a blender the grilled eggplant, the garlic, the olives, a handful of parsley and the needles of a sprig of rosemary. Slice the onion and sauté it in a frying pan with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and two of water. Add the pepper cut into strips, the carrot and the zucchini cut in julienne. Cook for 5 minutes, stir often. Cook the pasta and drain it al dente. Season the maccheroni with a little olive oil, the eggplant sauce, the cooked vegetables, that should be a bit crunchy, a pinch of thyme and the chili pepper cut into slices.