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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      Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

      1 review

      These party-ready eggplant parmesan sliders are easy for guests to grab (and are vegetarian-friendly!). The lemon-ricotta spread really adds a level of flavor to these delicious bites. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

      Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

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


      Baked Veggie Cups

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


      Vegetable Couscous Salad

      1 review

      This salad is great as a side with any kind of grilled meat or fish. If you want to serve...


      Rustic Eggplant Dip

      One summer I came up with this recipe after I harvested loads of eggplants, tomatoes and herbs from my garden....

      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...

      Meet Chinese Eggplant, Your New Go-To Ingredient

      An eggplant by any other name might taste even sweeter. Learn how to cook Chinese eggplant with this recipe and...


      Japanese Eggplant Recipe With a Tomato, Olive and Feta Relish

      What in the world is Japanese eggplant? How do you cook it? We share our favorite Japanese eggplant recipe, along...


      Pressure-Cooker Caponata

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


      Slow-Cooker Caponata

      1 review

      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. And the addition of fresh goat cheese lends...


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      Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

      2 reviews

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


      Tomato Eggplant Bake

      19 reviews

      Cheesy and delicious, this casserole features a crisp crumb topping. It's a good meatless entree for a summer-time meal.—Faye Wortman,...


      Eggplant Mexicano

      1 review

      Salsa gives fun flavor to eggplant slices in this speedy dish from Alyce de Roos of Corunna, Ontario. "We had...


      Special Eggplant Subs

      1 review

      The idea for this unique sandwich was inspired by a light eggplant dish I made for hot summer evenings. I...

      Roasted Vegetable Soup

      4 reviews

      This veggie- and bean-packed soup will appease the heartiest of appetites.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska


      Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

      I can't make this dish without printing enough copies of the recipe to hand out to girlfriends at my book...


      Eggplant Pizzas

      Baked, crumb-coated slices of eggplant provide the “crust” for my unusual but yummy pizzas. Smother them with mozzarella cheese, veggies,...


      Toasted Sausage Cacciatore Sammies

      A hot sandwich will warm your family down to their toes. This one’s packed with sausage, eggplant and mushrooms, and...


      Eggplant Fries

      8 reviews

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


      Cheesy Eggplant Bake

      1 review

      Since New Jersey is the Garden State, I think this recipe represents our region. This dish uses a lot of...


      Breaded Eggplant Slices

      7 reviews

      "These crisp golden rounds are a fun and different way to serve eggplant," notes Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas."...


      Manicotti with Eggplant Sauce

      3 reviews

      This Italian-style dish from Barbara Nowakowski of North Tonawanda, New York has a hearty spinach and cheese filling and a...

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      Eggplant in Tomato Sauce

      2 reviews

      Things don't get much quicker than this mouthwatering side dish from Edna Hoffman. The Hebron, Indiana reader broils sliced eggplant...


      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...


      Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

      4 reviews

      We had an abundance of eggplant in our garden one year, so I was happy to find this recipe, especially...


      Eggplant Dip

      Garlic and a host of herbs pleasantly season this savory spread. It's a "must" on my holiday menu because I...


      Beefy Eggplant Parmigiana

      7 reviews

      I developed this recipe one summer when my husband grew eggplant in the garden. I was thrilled when it won...


      Baked Ratatouille

      14 reviews

      This baked ratatouille recipe is heavenly when made with homegrown vegetables. It's so good, I sometimes make the casserole all...