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Tomatoes are an excellent source of antioxidants including vitamins A and C, lutein, and lycopene. The carotenoid lutein, which is found in abundance in tomatoes, green leafy vegetables, and egg yolks, may help promote cognitive function and prevent age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and breast cancer.

This hearty recipe for Fettuccelle con Melanzana Rustica (Pasta with Eggplant Peasant Style) was sent to CCSA as part of a series of emails from our resident chef, Dr. Linda Doody. She began sharing her extensive collection of favorite recipes with friends, family, and the CCSA team as a means of maintaining connection during the COVID-19 pandemic and it has since become a CCSA tradition.

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.”
– Federico Fellini

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