Sundried Tomato Chicken Sausage Ragu with Roasted Eggplant and Tomato


Sundried tomato chicken sausage adds extra flavor to this roasted vegetable dish.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package al fresco® Sundried Tomato Chicken Sausage, sliced on the bias, 1/4 inch

  • 2 cups eggplant, cut into 1/4 - 1/2-inch dices

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half

  • 1 large red pepper, cut into 1 inch dices

  • 1 cup white onion, sliced 1/8 inch thick

  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, finely chopped

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup red wine

  • 1 cup pasta sauce, sundried tomato and herb

  • ¼ cup low fat, low sodium chicken broth

  • ¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomato halves, thinly sliced

  • 1 Extra virgin olive oil cooking spray


  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. Mix the eggplant, cherry tomatoes, peppers, and onions together on the pan.

  3. Blend the minced garlic with 2 tablespoon of the olive oil and black pepper. Pour over the vegetables, toss to coat.

  4. Roast for 20-25 minutes, or until nicely browned and the eggplant is tender. Set aside.

  5. Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat and coat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Brown the sundried tomato chicken sausage slices.

  6. Add the red wine, cook 1 minute, add the pasta sauce, chicken broth, chopped basil and sundried tomatoes.

  7. Reduce heat and simmer 3-5 minutes.

  8. Serve immediately with the roasted vegetables, and garnish with fresh basil leaves.


Serving Suggestion: Serve with brown rice, whole wheat pasta, or whole grain pita bread. Serving size - 3/4 cup per person.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
10g Fat
13g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 422mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 385mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.