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.

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.

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr

Eggplant Panini

Better Homes and Gardens

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!

Total: 25 mins

Crispy Eggplant with Spicy Tomato-Feta Cheese Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

For a mild cheese flavor, sprinkle feta cheese over the spaghetti sauce. For a more robust flavor, use blue cheese.

Classic Eggplant Parmesan


Lasagna fans will rave about this noodle-free Italian casserole. Shh...the kids don't need to know it's packed with vegetables!

Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Mediterranean Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

The grilled vegetable, olive and herb relish makes a tasty side for the seasoned beef tenderloin.

Saucy Beans and Eggplant

Better Homes and Gardens

For a quick and filling main-dish recipe, try this saucy combination of brown rice, eggplant, and navy beans.

Total: 20 mins

One-Pan Harvest Pasta

Midwest Living

Eggplant Rollatini

Family Circle

A quick stint on the grill gives eggplant slices a pleasing hint of smoke. Serve with a tartly dressed green salad.

Japanese-Style Pickled Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Baked Stuffed Vegetables Provencal

Midwest Living

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.

Steak Sandwich, Apulian-Style

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Open-Face Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

Diabetic Living

Can't decide between a burger or eggplant Parmesan for dinner? Serve this mash-up meal and enjoy both at once!

North African Eggplant

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Eggplant  Recipes: Take your pick!
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