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.
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.
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.
Why say sandwich when you can say panini? The Italian term is so much more enticing, with the promise of unexpected delights--even though it simply means roll or biscuit in Italian!
For a mild cheese flavor, sprinkle feta cheese over the spaghetti sauce. For a more robust flavor, use blue cheese.
Lasagna fans will rave about this noodle-free Italian casserole. Shh...the kids don't need to know it's packed with vegetables!
The grilled vegetable, olive and herb relish makes a tasty side for the seasoned beef tenderloin.
For a quick and filling main-dish recipe, try this saucy combination of brown rice, eggplant, and navy beans.
A quick stint on the grill gives eggplant slices a pleasing hint of smoke. Serve with a tartly dressed green salad.
This little dish of tart and salty pickles (tsukemono: pronounced soo-keh-MOH-noh in Japanese) is served with most Japanese meals, and almost always along with rice.
Basil and garlic flavor the bread crumbs used to fill the hollowed out vegetables in this hot side dish. It's a great dish to serve on a cool fall evening.
This grilled sandwich exemplifies the casual cooking style of Apulia, a region of Italy. The cuisine also is known for its use of roasted mild peppers, crisp greens, and other fresh ingredients.
Can't decide between a burger or eggplant Parmesan for dinner? Serve this mash-up meal and enjoy both at once!
Eggplants, related to tomatoes and potatoes, are a fruit that's often used as a vegetable. They are available nearly year-round in supermarkets. Or find them at farmer's market.