A Bengali meal typically starts with something bitter. And this is in an accordance with ancient Ayurvedic practices. Neem leaves are delightfully bitter and make for a delicious summer eggplant dish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.