Get ready to celebrate the versatile eggplant in our Eggplant Extravaganza! This roundup features 12 amazing recipes that highlight the eggplant’s unique ability to add a delightful twist to your meals. Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to this purple beauty, you’ll be amazed at the recipe possibilities that await you in this collection.
Classic Moussaka Recipe from Greece
This Classic Moussaka Recipe is a rich, meaty casserole made up of eggplant, potatoes, meat sauce and topped with creamy bechamel sauce. It’s the perfect Greek comfort food dish!
Baingan bharta is THE eggplant dish that will make you fall in love with eggplant! It’s a smoky eggplant mash mixed with a flavorful blend of garlic, ginger, spices, and tomatoes. Choose from the traditional method for the best results—smoking whole eggplants on an open flame—or the sauté method for something a little easier.
Mediterranean Eggplant Salad
Mediterranean Eggplant Salad mixes grilled eggplant with fresh tomatoes, mint, parsley, green onion, bell pepper and tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, za’atar and crushed red pepper. This is the perfect side salad for a summer BBQ or to pair with grilled chicken or fish.
Baba Ganoush is a dish made by pureeing eggplant with herbs and spices to create a unique dip or spread. Similar to hummus, baba ganoush is delicious on sandwiches, eggs, or with vegetables.
Grilled Eggplant is the perfect summer side dish! It is coated in a garlic-herb marinade, then cooked to smokey perfection for a charred, caramelized flavor. This delicious, savory veggie is easy to prepare and ready to serve in just minutes, making it great for a picnic or barbecue.
Vegan Stuffed Eggplants
These Vegan Stuffed Eggplants are a hearty and delicious dish that can be enjoyed on its own or as a side. The flavorful filling is easy to make and tastes great in these roasted eggplant halves.
Eggplant in Tomato Sauce
This Eggplant in Tomato Sauce is hearty and flavorful, with a delicious texture. Made with sauteed eggplant, sweet cherry tomatoes, and fresh garlic and herbs, this recipe is too good to miss.
Easy Ratatouille Recipe
This Easy Ratatouille Recipe is made with fresh vegetables layered in a pattern and then baked. It is a straightforward recipe with gorgeous presentation, and is also vegetarian and vegan! Try this recipe if you want to experience true French cuisine.
Bold, savory and spicy, this sambal terong balado, or sambal eggplant will definitely leave your tastebuds tingling! The eggplants are steamed instead of fried to make this Indonesian dish healthier and lighter. Easy to make and is ready in 30 minutes.
Roasted Asian Eggplant
Roasted eggplant with an Asian twist. This is a luscious side dish full of spicy-sweet flavour and ready to punch its weight with your main course.
Gluten-free Vegan Eggplant Lasagna
This vegan eggplant lasagna is a satisfying and hearty gluten-free main course full of Italian flavor. Made with a handful of simple ingredients, this vegetable lasagna is full of flavor and nutrients and is just perfect for a cozy family dinner.
Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnuts
These Georgian Eggplant Rolls With Walnut Filling are a delightfully simply, healthy vegan appetizer. Three ingredients, some artfully chosen spices, and less than an hour of time and you have a vegan treat for the tastebuds with these walnut stuffed eggplant rolls.