Need ideas on how to prepare eggplant? These recipes cover all bases - everything from vegan and vegetarian eats to gluten-free and meaty dishes for all the omnivores in your life.
Eggplant, also known as aubergine in Europe, is a very versatile vegetable. Its meaty texture allows it to shine on its own or stand up to meats, fish and even delicacies like foie gras.
Below you'll find our top 10 ideas for how to prepare eggplant dishes that are delicious every time.
How To Prepare Vegan Eggplant Recipes
Let's kick off our vegan eggplant recipes with a hearty tofu salad featuring snow peas, sesame seeds and a flavorful ginger-garlic soy dressing.
We are positively addicted to this Sicilian caponata prepared with eggplant, tomatoes, onions, almond and plenty of extra virgin olive oil.
Four ingredients are all you'll need to prepare this spicy eggplant salad infused with Harissa paste.
Eggplant is the based of this grilled vegetable lasagna which also includes zucchini, red peppers and onions.
How To Prepare Vegetarian Eggplant Recipes
Did you know eggplant is one of the vegetables used in Italian minestrone?
These gluten-free eggplant patties are a tasty appetizer prepared with creme fraiche and hazelnuts.
Eggplant parmesan is a classic recipe and ours features plenty of mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Yum!
How To Prepare Eggplant Recipes With Meat or Fish
Impress your dinner guests with this gorgeous tartlet filled with ratatouille, perfectly cooked lamb and rosemary sabayon.
Few things are as decadent as foie gras and this Japanese recipe pairs it with eggplant. A killer combination.
Last but not least, we present you with this spectacular recipe for pan roasted sea bream on a bed of ratatouille prepared with eggplant, zucchini, red peppers and tomates.