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20 Delicious Eggplant recipes

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Eggplants can use to make one of the most delicious plant-based recipes. Eggplants contain many health benefits due to the presence of mineral, vitamins, and antioxidants. Eggplants also provide fiber need for better digestion.

Here are 20 delicious eggplant recipes.

1) Baked eggplant Parmesan 

This recipe is full of flavors and freshness. It is one of the healthiest eggplants dishes to try this year. 

Baked-Eggplant-Parmesan
image from gimmesomeoven

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplants
  • Panko breadcrumbs
  • Italian seasoning
  • Garlic powder
  • Fine sea salt 
  • Black pepper
  • Eggs
  • Marinara sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Basil leaves

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

2) Oven-Roasted Eggplant

It is a simple, easy and delicious recipe. It is a perfect snack for healthy eaters.

oven-roasted eggplant
image from finecooking

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant 
  • Kosher salt
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Thyme sprigs
  • Lemon wedges or a vinaigrette for serving

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

3) Spicy salmon and aubergine curry

This recipe is a complete vegetable meal. It’s spicy, tangy, and full of freshness. 

spicy salmon and aubergine curry
image from deliciousmagazine

Here are the ingredients:

  • Oil
  • Aubergine
  • Onion
  • Gochujang 
  • Garlic 
  • Coconut milk
  • Veg stock
  • Salmon fillets
  • Sesame seeds
  • Spring onions
  • Coriander sprigs
  • Steamed rice, to serve

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

4) Mediterranean Eggplant Tostadas

Eggplant tostadas are healthy and delicious snacks on a summer evening with friends.

Mediterranean eggplant tostadas
image from thetoastedpinenut
  • Eggplant
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Red pepper hummus
  • Pine nuts
  • Feta
  • Onion, garlic + rosemary Hemp Heart toppers
  • Basil

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

5) Sabich

Mostly eaten in the middle east especially Israel. This is the perfect breakfast. It contains proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, and vitamins. 

Sabich
Image from anettvelsberg

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Sea salt
  • Canola oil
  • Potatoes
  • Wholewheat pitas
  • Hummus
  • Amba sauce (optional)
  • Schug other hot condiment like harissa, to taste
  • Israeli pickles
  • Pinch of kala namak (black salt) (optional)

For the salad:

  • Deseeded tomato
  • Persian or English cucumber
  • Red onion
  • Parsley
  • Lemon juice
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

For the tahini sauce:

  • Tahini
  • Water
  • Lemon juice 
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

6) Easy Baingan Bharta (smoky eggplant stir-fry)

it is one of the popular vegetarian dishes Indian subcontinent. It is really delicious, spicy and easy to prepare.

Baingan Bharta eggplant stir-fry
image from myfoodstory

Here are the ingredients:

For Roasting:

  • Eggplant
  • Garlic Cloves

For the Bharta:

  • Oil
  • Nigella Seeds (Kalonji)
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Ginger
  • Green Chilli
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Tomatoes
  • Red Chilli Powder
  • Coriander Powder
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Roasted Baingan Pulp
  • Chopped Coriander

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

7) Eggplant Shakshuka

It is a great variation of regular tomatoes shakshuka. It is also a great dish for breakfasts

eggplant shakshuka
image from thebrickkitchen

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Olive oil 
  • Garlic cloves 
  • Parsley
  • Coriander
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Red chili
  • White onion 
  • Tomatoes 
  • Can of tomatoes in puree
  • Brown sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Eggs 
  • Coriander 
  • Feta
  • Salt and pepper
  • Spinach 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

8) Low Carb Eggplant Pizza

It is a great recipe for people following a keto diet. This low carb eggplant pizza is easy and simple to make. 

eggplant pizza
image from eatingbirdfood

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Olive oil 
  • Pizza sauce
  • Garlic cloves
  • Yellow onion
  • Baby spinach
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh oregano
  • Red pepper (optional)

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

9) Chicken Stuffed Eggplant

This is an easy and simple dinner recipe. Full of delicious and rich flavors. Try it, you will love it. 

chicken stuffed eggplant
image from thesophisticatedcaveman

Here are the ingredients: 

  • Eggplant
  • Olive oil
  • Yellow onion
  • Baby Bella Mushrooms 
  • Garlic
  • Ground chicken
  • Oregano
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Roasted red peppers 
  • Fresh basil chopped
  • Balsamic vinegar

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

10) Eggplant Rollatini

It is a cheesy, tangy, sweet, and flavorful recipe. It is a simple and healthy dish. 

eggplant rollatini
image from skinnytaste

Here are the ingredients:

  • Italian eggplants
  • Kosher salt and fresh black pepper
  • Quick marinara sauce
  • Egg
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Spinach
  • Garlic clove
  • Mozzarella 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

11) Crisp Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning

These are a healthy alternative to potato chips. They have smoky and fresh flavors. 

eggplant chips
image from healthfulpursuit

Here the ingredients:

  • Smoked paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Dried oregano leaves
  • Dried thyme leaves
  • Ground turmeric
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Onion powder
  • Dried ground sage
  • Sea salt
  • Cayenne pepper

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

12) Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

This recipe is a good healthy lunch. This is an easy recipe that includes ciabatta bread, eggplants, eggs and herbs.

eggplant Parmesan sandwiches
image from fifteenspatulas

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplants 
  • All-purpose flour
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Eggs
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Salt
  • Pepper

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

13) Epic Eggplant Caponata 

Eggplant caponata is a great summer dish. This dish is healthy and vegan friendly. 

eggplant caponata
image from feastingathome

Here are the ingredients: 

  • Eggplant
  • Olive oil 
  • Red bell pepper
  • Garlic cloves
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Capers
  • Salt
  • Basil leaves

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

14) Baked Eggplant Fries with Greek Tzatziki Sauce

Another eggplant snack recipe. It is a great appetizer and easy to make. 

baked eggplant fries with Geek tzatziki sauce
image from themediterraneandish

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • All-purpose flour
  • Eggs
  • Bread crumbs 
  • Garlic powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

15) Grilled Eggplant Gyros With Fresh Tzatziki

This is another Mediterranean summer recipe that is vegetarian friendly. It is a juicy and delicious dish to enjoy. 

grilled eggplant gyros with fresh Tzatziki
image from jackienewgent

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Greek Gyro Seasoning
  • Plain fat-free Greek yogurt 
  • Lemon
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • English cucumber
  • Garlic cloves
  • Fresh mint
  • Fresh dill
  • Whole-grain pocketless pitas
  • 2 Roma (plum) tomatoes
  • Red onion

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

16) Eggplant Veggie Burgers

This recipe is simple and easy to make. It is healthy and full of healthy ingredients. 

eggplant veggie burgers
image from thefitchen

Here is are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Olive oil spray
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Sweet white onion
  • Garlic
  • Can of cannellini beans
  • Millet flour
  • Whole millet
  • Fresh basil
  • Cashews
  • Olive oil
  • Cumin
  • Sea salt

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

17) Melitzanosalata

This is a greek version of eggplant dip. It requires a handful of ingredients and comes together fast. It goes perfectly with toasted bread. 

Melitzanosalata
image from thewanderlustkitchen

Here are the ingredients: 

  • Eggplants
  • Garlic
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • Fresh parsley leaves and olives for garnish 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

18) Best Mutabal (Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip)

Mutabal is a middle eastern eggplant dip. The key ingredient is the tahini sauce that gives it the middle eastern flavor. 

Like Melitzanosalata it is an easy dip to make. 

mutabal middel eastern eggplant dip
image from whiskaffair

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Onion Chopped
  • Tahini Mix
  • Lemon Juice
  • Garlic 
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Salt 
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

19) Simple Baba Ganoush

It is one of the most popular and widely available eggplant recipes. It is easy and simple to make. As you will notice, the ingredients are not that different from Mutabal or Melitzanosalata. 

simple Baba Ganoush
image from minimalistbaker

Here are the ingredients:

  • Eggplant
  • Sea salt
  • Olive oil 
  • Lemon juice
  • Garlic 
  • Tahini
  • Cilantro, parsley or basil

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

20) Eggplant moussaka

One of the most loved dishes by greek. This dish is rich in taste and requires more efforts than most of the recipes here but it is well worth it. 

Do try it. You will love it. 

20 Delicious Eggplant recipes 1
image from recipetineats

Here are the ingredients: 

Eggplant

  • Eggplant 
  • Salt
  • Olive oil

Filling 

  • Olive oil
  • Onion 
  • Garlic
  • Ground beef or lamb 
  • Red wine 
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Tomato paste
  • Beef broth/stock 
  • Beef bouillon cube 
  • Bay leaves
  • Sugar 
  • Oregano
  • Cinnamon 
  • Salt

Bechamel sauce

  • Butter
  • Plain flour
  • Milk
  • Nutmeg
  • Parmesan cheese, grated (or Kefalotiri Cheese) 
  • Egg
  • Egg yolk
  • Vegeta, vegetable or chicken stock powder 
  • Pepper

Topping

  • Panko breadcrumbs 

GET THE FULL RECIPE HERE

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