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.

Eggplant Tomato Pasta Bake

Eggplant tomato pasta bakeA more interesting (and vegan) version of the mostaccioli I remember from my grade school cafeteria.

Vegan Eggplant Parmigiana

Vegan eggplant parmigianaA saucy and very flavorful vegan eggplant parmigiana.

Eggplant Burgers

Eggplant burgersA delicious veggie burger made with eggplant and walnuts.

Eggplant and Black Bean Chili

Eggplant and black bean chiliEggplants add texture and a great flavor to this hearty chili. The chocolate is an interesting touch, but can definitely be omitted if it sounds too weird.

Seitan Bolognese Sauce

Seitan bolognese sauceA thick, rich sauce that’s hearty enough to be eaten like stew.

Eggplant Pâté

Eggplant pâtéA chunky mixture of roasted eggplant and toasted walnuts that you can eat on bread or crackers.

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.

Breaded Eggplant and Zucchini

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

Eggplant “Meat” Balls

Eggplant meatballsMost mock meatballs are made mostly of tofu or tempeh, but this unique recipe uses eggplant and walnuts to great effect. And before you serve them with something like catsup, try one plain – you’ll be amazed at the depth of flavor.

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