These easy eggplant recipes highlight the versatility of this summer vegetable. Different cooking methods bring out a variety of textures and flavors in eggplant, which you'll enjoy when you get to cooking these yummy recipes with a Mediterranean touch. Remember, when choosing eggplants select ones that are firm to the touch, evenly colored and without any spots. Here's what to make:
Eggplant Salad with Harissa
Four ingredients. That's all it takes to make this easy eggplant recipe. Exotic harissa paste adds a welcome kick of spice.
One of the easiest ways to cook eggplant is to blend it with onions, tomato sauce and olives. The result? A delightful Sicilian caponata you can spread on bread and eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Eggplant and Haddock
Seafood lovers will enjoy this striking tower of eggplant. Grilled eggplant slices are sandwiched between a horseradish-infused cream of haddock. For a vegetarian version, try stacking the eggplant with cheese and nuts.
Grilled Vegetable Lasagna
Bust out the grill (or indoor grill) to make this tasty veggie lasagna. Eggplant, zucchini and peppers are dressed with garlic, rosemary and olive oil. A wonderful main course to serve at your next cookout.
Turn grilled eggplant slices into a delectable low-carb meal by stuffing them with prosciutto, mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Here's the recipe for eggplant rollatini.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.