Vegetarian recipes and info

Tag - eggplant

In my experience, eggplant is something you either love or you hate. Its texture is rather meaty and its flavor quite distinctive. If you love eggplant (or aubergine, as the British – and French – call it) like I do, enjoy more of it with these recipes.

Breaded Eggplant and Zucchini

Breaded eggplant and zucchiniLight and crunchy slices of eggplant and zucchini make a wonderful summer dish.

Veggie Sandwich

Veggie sandwichWhether you’re on the run or just don’t feel like cooking something, a vegetarian sandwich is just the thing: quick, easy, and as healthy as you care to make it.

Antipasto

AntipastoAntipasto, which means “before food” in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.

Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Salad

Grilled eggplant and zucchini saladGrilled vegetables dressed with olive oil make a wonderfully simple summer salad.

Eggplant Bacon

Eggplant baconThin slices of smoky eggplant make a delicious alternative to bacon.

Caramelized Eggplant

Caramelized eggplantEnjoy these flavorful slices of gooey eggplant next to some quinoa or rice.

Imam Bayildi

Imam bayildiDon’t let this Turkish stuffed eggplant’s prep time scare you – less than 20 minutes is hands on, and since it tastes best at room temperature, you can make it a day in advance. This recipe uses quite a bit less oil than traditional imam bayildi, but it’s just as delicious.

Baba Ganouj – Roasted Eggplant Dip

Baba ganoujA classic Middle Eastern dip made of roasted eggplant. Delicious!

Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant rollatiniThese elegant little eggplant slices rolled around herbed cheese will impress everyone.

Eggplant Caviar

Eggplant caviarA lovely, thick eggplant dip. Great with crackers, French bread, pita bread, or crudites.

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