Eggplants or aubergines are a vegetable designed for Meatless Monday in any number of delicious eggplant recipes.
Whether grilled, roasted, sauteed or thrown in a curry, eggplant makes a great addition to a meat free menu.
Any variety may be used the recipes below - just remember to select firm, evenly colored eggplants.
Happy Meatless Monday!
Involtini, or simple stuffed aubergine roll ups are a classic Italian recipe with a special twist prepared by Il Falconiere restaurant.
Want to spice things up? try this easy Thai curry recipe crammed full of Thai eggplants and snow peas.
Stacks of grilled vegetables make for a colourful and healthy vegan starter. The aubegine adds extra texture and weight to the dish.
Put a chef spin on your eggplant with this parmesan recipe by Chef Alfonso Iaccarino from Don Alfonso restaurant in Sorrento and impress your dinner guests.
VEGAN EGGPLANT TOWER WITH TOFU AND VEGETABLES
Another idea for a more substantial aubergine tower - try stacking it with tofu too for a tasty appetizer.
One of the tastiest of Italian vegetable appetizers, try serving caponata up warm or cold.
More: Looking for more tasty vegetarian recipes? Check out our wide assortment of Meatless Monday recipes.