Eggplants Recipes

Recipes with eggplant, an underappreciated vegetable, are worth your while—mostly because you can do ’em your way! Sauteed, fried, roasted or grilled, there’s a recipe for you.

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16 Vegan Eggplant Recipes

If you're vegan, it can be hard to find versions of delicious classics that you can eat. But fear not: we have exactly what you need. From eggplant Parmesan to crunchy eggplant fries, these vegan eggplant recipes will hit the spot.

Caprese Eggplant Hero

Eggplant Caprese is a wonderful way to showcase fresh produce including tomatoes, eggplant and basil. During the summer when tomatoes...


Spicy Fresh Tomato and Eggplant Sauce

2 reviews

My garden is overflowing with fresh tomatoes and eggplant toward the end of summer, so I was thinking of ways...


We’re Obsessed With Trader Joe’s Canned Eggplant—Here’s Why It’...

If you love Mediterranean food, you're going to love this savory veggie spread.


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17 Eggplant Recipes You Need to Try

If there was an award for "most versatile veggie," eggplant would take the grand prize. It's tasty in salads, on...

Baba Ganoush

1 review

Baba ganoush (also spelled baba ghanoush or baba ghanouj) is a Lebanese dip made with roasted eggplant. It's typically served...


Moussaka

1 review

Moussaka is traditionally made with lamb, but I often use ground beef instead. The recipe looks a bit daunting, but...

Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

1 review

I wanted something that was easy for guests to grab, and vegetarian friendly. The lemon ricotta spread really adds a...


Baked Veggie Cups

These colorful veggie cups are not only tasty, but they also pack in a surprising amount of nutrition! The addition...


9 Amazing Health Benefits of Eggplants

Eggplants, also known as aubergines, have a unique range of health benefits. Follow along to learn more about this glossy...


Eggplant Roll-Ups

2 reviews

We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is...

Pressure-Cooker Caponata

1 review

This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


Slow-Cooker Caponata

3 reviews

This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


Roasted Vegetable and Chevre Quiche

Roasting the veggies in this rich yet bright quiche intensifies their flavors. The addition of fresh goat cheese lends a...


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Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

3 reviews

My kids love these air-fryer fries, and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic...


Grilled Eggplant Pepper Sandwiches

8 reviews

I love eggplant! These savory, filling sandwiches give the vegetable new meaning. One bite, and you're hooked. Even my grandchildren...

Veggie-Stuffed Eggplant

4 reviews

Ruby Williams writes from Bogalusa, Louisiana, "For years, I cooked for my late husband and our five children. Now it's...


Ragin’ Cajun Eggplant and Shrimp Skillet

8 reviews

We have a large summer garden where lots of produce lingers into fall. That’s when we harvest our onions, bell...


Contest-Winning Eggplant Parmesan

41 reviews

Because my recipe calls for baking the eggplant instead of frying it, it’s much healthier than other parmesans! The prep...


Microwaved Italian Eggplant

If you're trying to cut back on meat, you'll appreciate this main dish from Joan Donahue of Bensalem, Pennsylvania. The...


Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

3 reviews

Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...


Eggplant Zucchini Bolognese

32 reviews

I roast the veggies while the pasta cooks, making this a quick dish. This meal-in-one dish blends rustic comfort with...


Slow-Cooker Ratatouille

11 reviews

Not only does this classic recipe make a phenomenal side dish, you can also serve it with sliced French bread...


Mediterranean Eggplant Dip

4 reviews

I love Mediterranean food, and the flavors in this dip are so vibrant. We make our own mini sandwiches once...


Rustic Summer Vegetable Pasta

11 reviews

My veggie pasta proves you can’t have too much of a good thing. Feel free to change it up with...

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Summer Bounty Ratatouille

Make use of your garden's surplus with this comforting dish from the Provence region of France. It's a vegetable dish...


Roasted Eggplant Spread

8 reviews

Black pepper and garlic perk up this out-of-the-ordinary spread that hits the spot on a crisp cracker or toasted bread...


Eggplant Fries

9 reviews

My kids love this snack—and I like that it's healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic salt, these...


Grilled Eggplant with Feta relish

2 reviews

I created this impressive light side dish for my vegetarian friends. It’s easy, fast and a standout recipe for company....


Lime and Sesame Grilled Eggplant

4 reviews

When I lived in Greece, I fell in love with eggplant. My recipe's seasonings have an Asian theme, but the...


Creamy Eggplant & Mushroom Monte Cristo

3 reviews

As a child, I wouldn’t eat veggies. As a parent, I try to include them in creative ways. I'm proud...