Sometimes when classic meat dishes go vegetarian, we are wary. But this recipe for a vegan BLT with eggplant “bacon” and an eggless sriracha mayo has our tastebuds dancing. Plus, check out what other meat dishes chefs are revamping to be plant-based.
Easy roasted eggplant is served with a flavorful fresh mint sauce with feta.
Throw your eggplant on the grill and you’re in for a real treat of a vegetarian muffuletta sandwich stacked high with pesto, olive tapenade, fresh mozzarella and more.
Inspired by all of the gorgeous aubergine, make a simple gluten free roasted eggplant pasta tonight.
Layering flavor is the key to this eggplant recipe. The combination of earthy eggplant, salted anchovies, caramelized onions, garlicky chives and crispy fried shallots is enriching and complementary tastes beyond just the basic ingredients.
Also known as Vangi Bhaat in India, this eggplant fried rice is an easy and flavorful dish made with masala spices.
Stewed eggplant that is fresh or preserved from summer creates a delicious side or lunch served over toasted bread.
Here is a lighter, skinnier version of eggplant rollatini without sacrificing any of its original flavor.
It’s Meatless Monday! Try this tasty Korean eggplant dish that is satisfying with a hot bowl of steamed rice.
Try this easy Sicilian summer recipe of eggplant rolls filled with tomato, basil, and cheese.
Grilled Eggplant Rollatini is a summery twist on an Italian classic. Give your eggplants new life on the grill!
A favorite Italian summer ingredient, eggplant can be baked and served on its own or in a sandwich with fresh tomatoes and basil.
Eggplant Fries with Marinara Sauce is a fun way to take care of any eggplants you have. Crispy, crunchy and perfect for dipping, they’re a fantastic snack.
Similar to eggplant parmesan, this stack of panko-crusted eggplant is served in an elegant style with ricotta and fresh basil.
In summer, in Southern Italy, the eggplants are the queens of the table. Dress us your homemade pasta with this unique sauce.
Well seasoned and grilled to perfection, this colorful eggplant and turmeric bowl is a perfectly refreshing summer dish that can be cooked outside.
Bursting with bright flavors from tomatoes and cucumber, this grilled lamb with eggplant sauce and crispy chickpeas is a summer stunner that we can’t resist.
Eggplant and sourdough are perfect candidates for the grill and add great smokey flavor to a black rice salad full of eggplant, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes with a beautiful tomato and basil stack.
Reinvent eggplant caponata for the season. Throw it on the grill and toss with pesto, capers, and sun-dried tomatoes for a perfect summer side.
Eggplant and Potato Gnocchi are a unique spin on a classic Italian dish. While subtle, the eggplant gives the gnocchi its own distinct flavor.
A simple Sicilian pasta with tomatoes and eggplant is everything you need on a cold winter night.
Add charred eggplant to a cannellini bean hummus for a delicious smokey dip.
In less than an hour, create a beautiful tofu curry loaded with vegetables like eggplant and cauliflower.
An Italian holiday favorite, eggplant timballo is a stunning presentation for your table. Especially when served with a chili and orange chocolate polenta cake.
Meat-free eggplant meatballs have a delicious texture that will wow any vegetarian or carnivore. Serve with a tomato sauce and Parmesan for a take on eggplant parmigiana.
A stacked vegetarian Italian sandwich made with an olive tapenade and eggplant is cold pressed for beautiful layers and flavor.
The usual Sloppy Joe is loaded with eggplant and mushrooms for a delicious rendition packed with flavor.
A simple side often served with Indian flatbread, eggplant and potato curry is a flavorful dry curry-style dish also known as aloo baingan.
A simple eggplant side dish can be made flavorful in just a few ingredients, including Japanese red miso paste and sake.
Try a colorful, smokey eggplant dish that is a perfect warm bowl for a cool autumn day as we feature the last of fall’s produce.
Often mistaken for baba ganoush, make the smokey and garlic-filled eggplant dip from the Middle East.
Easily make homemade baba ganoush eggplant dip beautifully spiced with cinnamon and cumin as an appetizer or sandwich spread.
With a Moroccan twist, this spiced eggplant caponata is perfect over pasta with sweet golden raisins and fresh parsley for a simple weeknight meal to serve a crowd of hungry friends.
Paired with a light farmhouse ale, this grilled eggplant dish with a mustard sauce is a perfect summer side.
Grilled summer squashes make a bold, hearty dip with a zip of tahini. Perfectly served with pita for an appetizer or packable lunch.
Succulent, grilled eggplant are layered with tomato basil marinara and fresh mozzarella. It is way easier, and more seasonal, than the fried classic.
Vegetable fried rice combines with marinated eggplant for a vegetarian dish that shows off the grill and garden with amazing flavor.
A bold vegetable side with a kick of garlic chili paste and zesty ginger. Let the eggplant soak up the sauce and take on a whole new realm of flavor.
Similar to a crispy fry, this eggplant version uses crunchy almonds and a bold dipping sauce to satisfy your snacking cravings.
A quick dinner or brunch with hearty veggies and a luscious tomato sauce that can be made ahead.
This garlicky Middle Eastern roasted eggplant dip with charred eggplant flavored with tahini, lemon juice and fresh herbs is very easy to make at home.
These are light, delicate pillows of devilish goodness. With a smoky filling and herbed pesto the striped pasta is fun to make and even better to eat.
Fall flavors were meant to be pizza toppings. Broiled eggplant, roasted butternut, and crispy baked kale give this rich pie some beautiful warm flavors.
Tart dough slathered with a garlic and eggplant sauce is the perfect vessel to enjoy zucchini, asparagus, and a runny egg yolk.
A recovery meal after a grueling day— salty, fatty, lip-smacking delicious. A perfect balance of earthy eggplant and bok choy to the salty soy and miso.
A Moroccan tagine that is comforting with plenty of protein from the chickpeas. The beautiful mix of spices transports you to an exotic Marrakesh market.
A piece of baguette is topped with an eggplant tortilla and spicy mayo. Just enough kick to keep up with Rioja wine.
For a tasty mezze, take the time to make this eggplant dish. With crisp lamb and tart pomegranate, is is the perfect combination of flavors and textures.
The mouth-watering smell of tomatoes and eggplant go great as work lunch tucked inside a baguette with mozzarella and fresh basil or with polenta.
This sandwich packs delicious flavors of grilled eggplant Parmesan into a portable package for summer entertaining, with a creamy ricotta spread.
This Grilled Cauliflower dish is an absolute stunner and is served with a pop of pomegranate and chili flavor.
Eggplant can be a tricky, especially when you’re learning to cook with it for the first time. Discover some tips to make delicious spiced eggplant.
Grilling season is in full swing with this new classic—grilled shrimp and eggplant topped with fresh pesto.
Let your eggplant soak up some spice then sizzle in the oven. Perfectly crisp fries, all you have to do is dip them in garlic aioli or hot sauce and devour.
A visit to Morocco offers opportunities for new experiences and flavors, from street food to a six course meal, and simple eggplant salad.
International baked aubergine with mozzarella and arabic spices.
Serve these hot and crunchy balls as an appetizer or over rice noodles with a drizzle of sweet chili sauce for a quick vegetarian meal.
Adapt this recipe as you go, add more vegetables and replace what is here for those you have at hand – but keep the spices the same for a deep, bold flavor.
This warm and filling vegetarian dish is simple to make in large batches to feed a crowd or last all week.
Ajvar – traditional red pepper spread. Learn how to make – the traditional Croatian roasted pepper mixture, sometimes referred to as vegetarian caviar.