From grilled eggplant to eggplant Parmesan, these recipes make good use of this summery vegetable. You'll also find delicious recipes for baked, fried, and stuffed eggplant that won't disappoint.

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Total: 55 mins

Caponata Appetizer


Don't be surprised when your guests request this recipe. Its an easy to make appetizer that combines eggplant, red pepper and garlic to make a mouthwatering spread to serve with crackers or other dippers.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Eggplant Parm

Food & Wine

New York City's Torrisi Italian Specialties uses only American ingredients in virtually all of its dishes. Its basil-rich eggplant parmesan, also delicious on a toasted roll, calls for Progresso Italian Style bread crumbs and SarVecchio parmesan from Wisconsin.

Total: 2 hrs

Eggplant Caponata with Golden Raisins

Food & Wine

As a nod to the grape harvest, chef Ben Towill of Silkstone and The Fat Radish restaurant in New York City adds golden raisins to this tangy caponata. It's delicious on toast or with pecorino cheese.

Total: 1 hr

Vegetable Cheese Strudel

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Are you looking for a tasty vegetarian recipe? This meatless main dish has a savory selection of vegetables together with mozzarella cheese, all wrapped up in a flaky puff pastry sheet.

Total: 1 hr 40 mins

Crisp Tomato, Zucchini, and Eggplant Bread Gratin

Food & Wine

Jerry Traunfeld created this gorgeous gratin to highlight ripe, juicy tomatoes and other late-summer vegetables, which moisten the crispy bread crust as they bake. "Don't be afraid to lift a corner with a spatula and check to see whether the bread is toasted," he says. "When it's browned, it's done."

Total: 1 hr 50 mins

Eggplant Gratin

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Grilled Eggplant Involtini

Food & Wine

Here, smoky grilled eggplant slices are rolled around milky, fresh ricotta cheese; the bundles are neatly tied with a chive.

Total: 45 mins

Creamy Provencal Vegetable Stew


Eggplant is the star of this vegetable stew that uses canned tomatoes, cream of chicken soup and chicken stock to ensure that it goes from pantry to table in just 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Grilled Eggplant with Red Onion

The Food Channel

Eggplant sizzles up great on the grill. Combine it with fresh red onion, and you've got a terrific grilled veggie combo.

Grilled Eggplant with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette, Feta & Herbs

Fine Cooking Magazine

This dish looks especially nice served on a platter, with the feta and herbs scattered over grilled eggplant

Eggplant--Elegant, Easy & Utterly Delicious

I am crazy about eggplant, in all its sexy, purple glory. If you prepare it right, this beautiful vegetable is hearty and flavorful, too. Yeah, yeah, we all have that one bad memory of a tough eggplant, but you must banish that from your mind and consider instead the amazing variety of delightful dishes you can squeeze out of this simple veg.

Layered Eggplant

Family Circle

These eggplant and cheese stacks with its fresh tomato and basil sauce showcase summer's finest vegetables. With its generous portion of ricotta and cheddar filling, this can be a satisfying main dish.

Pork Roast, Eggplant, and White Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

The rosemary-rubbed pork roast is simply delicious on its own. The seasoned eggplant, cannellini beans, and squash make it a meal your family with love.

Baked Eggplant Puree

Atkins - Phase 1

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Total: 55 mins

Layered Eggplant, Zucchini, and Tomato Casserole

Food & Wine

When your garden's too prolific, have friends over for a swap: your excess produce for theirs. But save some vegetables to make the irresistible casserole here.

Total: 1 hr

Eggplant Parmesan with Crisp Bread Crumb Topping

Food & Wine

This eggplant Parmesan is all it should be: delicate slices of fried eggplant nestled in a bright, tangy tomato sauce, layered with gooey fresh mozzarella. The best part is the exceptionally crisp topping, made with dry bread crumbs.

Total: 3 hrs
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