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.

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.

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.

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