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Eggplant Extravaganza

Hoisin eggplan

Hoisin-Glazed Eggplant

Here’s a simple way to prepare the abundance of Japanese eggplants or the mini eggplants of summer. The hoisin marinade cooks into these small eggplants and makes them irresistible!…

Eggplant Teriyaki recipe

Teriyaki Eggplant

Similar to the delectable appetizer often found on Japanese restaurant menus, this pan-sautéed teriyaki eggplant couldn’t be easier to make. For heartier appetites, allow more than just one mini eggplant…

Pasta Alla Norma recipe

Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma is one of those great classic Italian recipes that’s simple and healthy. Its basic embellishments are eggplant, onion, garlic, and basil. It’s quick, too — in…

Creole stuffed eggplant

Creole Stuffed Eggplant

This delicious stuffed eggplant dish is inspired by recipes I came across in old Creole cookbooks. It’s filled with typical Creole flavors like celery, bell pepper, onion and garlic, and…

Szechuan-Style Eggplant

Spicy Szechuan-Style Eggplant

This recipe is based on one of my favorite Chinese take-out dishes—spicy Szechuan eggplant—with a lot less oil than its restaurant counterpart. I’ve devised this lower-fat version as a way…

ratatouille stew recipe

Classic Ratatouille

This classic French vegetable stew is a perfect way to enjoy several abundant summer garden vegetables — eggplant, zucchini, peppers, and tomatoes —in a single, savory dish. Fresh basil,…

Eggplant Paprikash

Eggplant Paprikash

As part of my agenda to convert everyone into Eggplant Lovers (aka Aubergine Admirers and Brinjal Buddies), I’ve transformed the traditional Hungarian chicken paprikash into a vegan dish worthy…

Turkish eggplant stew recips

Turkish Eggplant Stew

Here’s a simple, delicious roasted eggplant stew shared with me by a Turkish friend. Eggplant is always abundant in the Mediterranean, so it’s not unusual to find it used widely…

Grilled Eggplant Teriyaki

Grilled Eggplant Teriyaki

Eggplant was just made to be grilled, and grilling it with an Asian-flavored marinade brings out the best of its subtle flavor. This is a nice accompaniment to grilled…

Eggplant caponata recipe

Eggplant Caponata

Caponata is a relish-like eggplant salad that’s a classic Italian appetizer. Its other characteristic ingredients include fresh tomatoes, celery, and olives. Serve on fresh bread or slices of Italian bread that have…

Pasta Caponata

Pasta Caponata

Serve this tasty pasta salad all year round. It’s flavored with traditional eggplant caponata ingredients (including olives, ripe tomatoes, and fresh herbs), and it’s great for an everyday dinner, potluck,…

Couscous-Stuffed eggplant recipe

Couscous Stuffed Eggplant

For this delightful couscous stuffed eggplant, you can use regular couscous, or try it with Israeli couscous, as shown in the photo. Regular couscous has more of the look…

Roasted Eggplant Curry

Roasted Eggplant Curry

This is a simplified variation of an eggplant dish appears that frequently on Indian restaurant menus as Baingan Bharata. Once the eggplant has been roasted and is cool enough…

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