Pasta with Sauce and Eggplant

2 tbsp olive oil 1 large eggplant partially peeled and cubed (partially peel the eggplant in stripes) 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup of water (room temp) 1.5 tbsp tomato paste 2 (28 ounce) can kitchen ready tomatoes, 3 fresh basil leaves salt & pepper On medium-high heat, saute minced garlic, in 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, until the color…