Slow Cook:7 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3 1/2 to 4 hours (high)
Penne with Tomato-Eggplant Sauce
If desired, peel eggplant. Cut eggplant into 1-inch pieces. In a 3-1/2- to 5 1/2-quart slow cooker combine eggplant, tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, onion, wine, the water, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
Stir in olives and parsley. Serve over hot cooked pasta. If desired, sprinkle with cheese.