Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and embrace the flavors of mid and late summer with a vegetable that shines in its prime: the magnificent eggplant! Whether you’re a fan of its creamy texture, earthy taste, or the way it effortlessly absorbs flavors, now is the time to make the most of this versatile ingredient.
We’ve got you covered with 19 incredible eggplant recipes that span the culinary spectrum. From mouthwatering appetizers to show-stopping main dishes, tempting sides, comforting lasagna, exotic Chinese creations, Greek-inspired delights, vegan wonders, and even Instant Pot marvels, there’s something to suit every palate.
Lighter Eggplant Parmigiana
Are you looking for a quick and easy, light eggplant Parmesan? With no breading and reduced calories? This Lighter Eggplant Parmigiana is the recipe for you. We like this version as a side dish. Get the recipe for Lighter Eggplant Parmigiana.
Chicken Ratatouille is the best of both worlds: an easy braised chicken dish and ratatouille – eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, olive oil, garlic and onion flavor – all in one delicious dish. CLICK FOR RECIPE.
Roasted Eggplant Dip
This Roasted Eggplant Dip is made from roasted eggplant, tahini, lemon juice and garlic-infused olive oil. We love it as a dip or as a sandwich spread. The pomegranate seeds are optional, but add a bright, fresh, juicy texture and flavor! Get the recipe for Roasted Eggplant Dip.
Potato Eggplant Curry
Our Potato Eggplant Curry is an easy-to-make dish that you can tailor to your desired heat level. Along with the two main vegetables it also features tomatoes, mustard seed, cumin, coriander, fresh ginger and cayenne. Get the recipe for Potato Eggplant Curry.
Hearty Eggplant Parmesan
OK folks! Our Hearty Main-Dish Eggplant Parmesan is the real deal: tender seasoned eggplant floured, egged and breaded, fried in olive oil, layered with tomato sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese baked until golden. Get the recipe for Hearty Eggplant Parmesan.
Summer Vegetable White Lasagna
This lasagne, layered up with roasted zucchini, summer squash, eggplant, tomatoes, fresh basil and spinach, cottage cheese, mozzarella and both Parmesan and Romano cheeses can feed a crowd and like many lasagnes freezes well and travels well to potlucks and parties. Get the recipe for Summer Vegetable White Lasagna.
Nothing like a platter of grilled veggies! Pick and choose what you like – but we suggest you have a little of everything: squash, peppers, eggplant, yes please! Get the recipe for Grilled Vegetables.
Eggplant Zucchini Tomato Pasta Sauce
Need a quick and easy veggie-based pasta sauce for a weeknight? One that you can get on the table in less than 30 minutes (20 minutes if you are super organized)? This Quick & Easy Eggplant Zucchini Tomato Pasta Sauce is it. Get the recipe for Quick & Easy Eggplant Zucchini Tomato Pasta Sauce.
Ratatouille (rat-tuh-TOO-ee) is based on the classic late-summer vegetable stew featuring eggplant, zucchini and red bell peppers. Our version uses scallion greens instead of onions and uses the oven to roast the vegetables with olive oil, which concentrates the vegetable’s flavors. Then the veggies are combined with fresh tomatoes on top of the stove and cooked until soft, silky and rich. Flavored with thyme and rosemary, this vegan dish is incredibly versatile. Get the recipe for Ratatouille.
Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce
An easy Chinese eggplant recipe (鱼香茄子) made with perfectly cooked Asian eggplant without frying or using a steamer and cooked in a delicious garlic sauce made with ground pork. Get the recipe for Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce.
Vegan Eggplant Gyros
Vegan Eggplant Gyros! Za’atar seasoned eggplant stuffed into a warm pita and topped with juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, and the BEST hummus-dill sauce. This easy eggplant recipe is perfect for both lunch and dinner! If you are looking for healthy vegan eggplant recipes then you’ve gotta try this vegetable gyro. Get the recipe for Vegan Eggplant Gyros.
BLTA – Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato-Avocado Sandwich
Introduction the BLTA. Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato-Avocado. A regular vegetarian BLT turned up a notch. If eggplant can work wonders in gyros, it’s destined to be just as dynamite in BLTs. For the ultimate backyard sandwich, this BLTA is layered with crispy eggplant bacon, juicy heirloom tomatoes, crisp lettuce, and a super creamy avocado sauce. It’s everything that’s right about August produce. Get the recipe for Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato-Avocado Sandwich.
Eggplant Teriyaki Stir-Fry with Tofu
Eggplant Teriyaki Stir-Fry with Tofu. Vegan & Gluten-Free, this healthy dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes. Get the recipe for Eggplant Teriyaki Stir-Fry with Tofu.
Instant Pot Eggplant Caponata
Perfect vegan recipe – Dump all the ingredients, stir well and have a delicious meal in less than 15 minutes. Eggplant Caponata is a traditional Italian summer dish typical of Sicily and Southern regions in general. This Instant Pot eggplant caponata is made with eggplants and tomatoes and is an excellent option for a light and vegetarian main dish. Get the recipe for Instant Pot Eggplant Caponata.
Eggplant Gratin with Feta
This creamy and scrumptious Eggplant Gratin is smothered with a secret white sauce and topped with a generous layer or Gruyere cheese. It is a side dish that is so easy to make and will be gone before you know it. Get the recipe for Eggplant Gratin with Feta.
Thai Eggplant Red Curry
This Thai Eggplant Red Curry is simple yet flavor packed meal perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights. Zucchini and tofu add richness and nutrients to this already healthy freezer-friendly dish. Made in one pot and ready in just 30 minutes. Vegan, GF too. Get the recipe for Thai Eggplant Red Curry.
Szechuan Eggplant! So delicious, a must-make! If you like spicy food, then you must try this one. Vegan and Gluten-Free. Get the recipe for Szechuan Eggplant.
Air Fryer Stuffed Eggplant
Air Fryer Stuffed Eggplant or Bharwan Baingan is a delicious dish made with baby eggplants stuffed with aromatic and flavorful spices. This is made in the Air Fryer, which gives them a wonderful crispy texture. You can enjoy it with roti or paratha or as a side with lentils and rice. Get the recipe for Air Fryer Stuffed Eggplant.
Italian Eggplant Parmigiana with Vodka Sauce
This Italian eggplant parmigiana, which is also known as parmigiana di melanzane, is an authentic Italian recipe and family favourite. This baked eggplant casserole has a tasty tomato and vodka sauce. It’s a great vegetarian dinner idea, just bursting with delicious flavours. Get the recipe for Italian Eggplant Parmigiana with Vodka Sauce.
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