Fried Eggplant

Whether it's eggplant stir-fried, pan-fried, or oven-fried, these eggplant recipes turn out light, crispy, and flavorful every time.

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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!

Eggplant Parmesan

Better Homes and Gardens

For this low-calorie, low-fat version of the decadent meatless classic, the eggplant is baked, not fried.

Eggplant with Tomato & Garlic Sauce

Fine Cooking Magazine

You can't go wrong with this Turkish classic--even with canned tomatoes, it tastes great, served at room temperature or chilled. The flavor improves after a day or two, so make it ahead and keep it in the refrigerator. It's a delicious side dish or starter.

Classic Eggplant Parmigiana

Fine Cooking Magazine

This is how we do eggplant parmigiana in Italy: no breading and no puddles of cheese, just thin layers of fried eggplant with homemade sauce, a little fresh mozzarella, and good Parmigiano-Reggiano. It doesn't get more authentic than this.

Middle Eastern Chickpea Platter


This recipe combines the flavors of two Middle Eastern favorites--hummus and baba ganouj--in one easy dish. Serve it family-style, letting diners take their own favorite combination of ingredients. Serve with tabbouleh or a green salad tossed with lemon vinaigrette.

Total: 25 mins

Greek Moussaka: Make the Takeout

When we think of our favorite Greek foods (and there are plenty), moussaka is the one we dream of first. Traditional moussaka is rich with frothy bechamel sauce surrounding layers of lamb, fried eggplant, and maybe even some potatoes. It's fabulously flavorful, but along with all that flavor, naturally comes a bit of fat.

Vegetarian Comfort Food: Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

Eggplant Parmesan is a favorite cold weather casserole that's sure to please the whole family. What's not to love about cheese, tender eggplant, and sauce?

11 Zucchini Recipes for Your Bumper Crop

Here's how to put the piles of zucchini in your garden and at the market to good use for delicious dinners, snacks, desserts, and everything in between.

20 Resolution-Starting Recipes to Kick Off 2016

Rather than overhauling your entire eating plan, focus on making just one change per meal to clean up your menu. Start with these 20 healthy recipes.

10 Skinny (and Fast!) Suppers with 400 Calories or Less

Here are 10 tasty--and totally satisfying--low-calorie dinner recipes that can be on the table in 20 minutes or less.

Cauliflower Beyond Gratin -- Quick, Easy & Super Healthy

Did you know that caulflower is all the rage? Useful cauliflower recipes and tips.

Save $$$ and Make Your Own (Healthy!) Restaurant Recipes

Get all of the craveable flavors right at home--where you can control the nutrition, portion size, and cost of your favorite restaurant recipes.

Mediterranean Pressed Picnic Sandwich

This make-ahead grilled vegetable sandwich improves after an overnight stay in the fridge. It's the perfect picnic lunch or dinner!

Edamame-and-Kale Fried Quinoa

Eat clean with this Edamame-and-Kale Fried Quinoa that's ideal for a feel-good breakfast, lunch or dinner. Eggs add protein and sriracha spices things up!

15 Salad Recipes That Taste Nothing Like Diet Food

Get inspired to veg out and eat clean with these anything-but-boring salad recipes.

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