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Eggplant recipes

Most of these eggplant recipe could serve as either a main dish or an entree, depending on the occasion and how hungry you are. If you like eggplant, scroll through these vegetarian and vegan eggplant recipes to find a side dish or main meal for dinner tonight.

Stir-fried eggplant recipe
Eggplant and broccoli make a great combination in this simple Indian style vegetable stir-fry recipe. This recipe is both vegetarian and vegan. Serve over rice if desired.

Indian eggplant (Baigan Ka Bharta)
Vegetarian Baigan Ka Bharta is a mashed and Indian spiced eggpant dish, to be eaten with rice or Indian breads.

Thai basil eggplant
A deceptively simple yet delicious eggplant recipe for vegetarian Thai-style eggplant spiced with cayenne pepper and flavored with basil.

Grilled vegetable caponata salad
A grilled eggplant and zucchini vegetable salad, inspired by Italian caponata. This medley of grilled veggies is both vegetarian and vegan.

Tabasco-spiced eggplant cutlets
Baked eggplant with Tabasco sauce and a drizzle of vinegar for a spicy eggplant cutlet.

Vegetarian eggplant ratatouille
Ratatouille, a French eggplant and vegetable dish is usually made vegetarian, but is often served with meat. Why not make this vegetarian and vegan ratatouille recipe and serve with rice or pasta instead? Or, layer on lightly toasted French bread for a vegetarian eggplant ratatouille sandwich.

Baked eggplant with rosemary and parsley
A vegetarian entree recipe for baked eggplants, spiced with hot sauce, chopped fresh herbs and balsamic vinegar for plenty of flavor. A healthy and easy vegetarian and vegan recipe for broiled eggplant.

Grilled eggplant and fresh basil pizza recipe
Grilled eggplant and fresh basil pizza recipe

Grilled eggplant sandwich
Don't have a kitchen grill? No worries, this eggplant sandwich can also be prepared in your oven's broiler. With under 300 calories per sandwich, this is also a low-calorie recipe.

Grilled eggplant with basil and cilantro
A flavorful and spicy grilled eggplant basted with a tangy and sweet Thai-inspired sauce. If you like eggplant, you'll love the simple deliciousness of the Thai-style grilled eggplant - a vegetarian barbecue treat.

Easy vegetarian eggplant parmesan
Easy vegetarian eggplant parmesan - Breaded and baked eggplant casserole

Fat-free baba ganoush
This baba ganoush (eggplant dip) recipe has no oil and no tahini, making it a fat-free vegetarian and vegan appetizer or dip that you can enjoy any time!

Easy broiled eggplant
Broiling eggplant is healthier than frying or sauteeing. Here's how to broil eggplant.

Baba ganoush with parsley
Baba ganoush with parsley

Baba ghanoush (eggplant hummus)
Baba ganoush (sometimes spelled baba ghanoush), a Middle Eastern spread and dip is similar to hummus, but is made with eggplant instead of chickpeas (garbanzo beans).

Easy baba ganoush
These five ingredients are really all you need to make an excellent and easy baba ghanoush (eggplant dip). You can thin it out with a bit of water or olive oil if you'd like, top it with parsley, or really, it's perfect just as it is.

Chili lime baba ganoush
Chili lime baba ganoush

Greek eggplant with feta
Greek eggplant with feta

Breaded fried eggplant
Breaded fried eggplant

Eggplant patties with cheese
Eggplant patties with cheese and breadcrumbs

Broiled eggplant recipe
Wondering how to broil eggplant in the oven? Here's a simple broiled eggplant recipe for a side dish or vegetarian appetizer. Eggplant is drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then broiled in the oven.

Fried eggplant fingers
For kids or for adults, these eggplant sticks are a healthier alternative to french fries.

Charred eggplant and potato curry
In this vegetarian and vegan recipe, you char the eggplant, similar to makin bhaigan ka barta, then add it to a meatless potato and tomato curry with plenty of curry powder, cumin seeds and a bit of cayenne pepper.

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