A thick, rich sauce that's hearty enough to be eaten like stew.
A chunky mixture of roasted eggplant and toasted walnuts that you can eat on bread or crackers.
Grilled vegetables dressed with olive oil make a wonderfully simple summer salad.
Light and crunchy slices of eggplant and zucchini make a wonderful summer dish.
Thin slices of smoky eggplant make a delicious alternative to bacon.
Years ago, during a cooking class in Tuscany, we made the simplest and most delicious eggplant parmigiana I've ever had. Grilling the eggplant adds extra flavor that is highlighted rather than drowned out by fresh tomato sauce, mozz, and a bit of basil.
Enjoy these flavorful slices of gooey eggplant next to some quinoa or rice.
Don'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.
The perfect recipe to enjoy fresh summer vegetables and herbs; it can be served half a dozen different ways.
Bharta is a smoked eggplant dish popular in the villages of Punjab. It is usually served with greens, bread, and lassi.