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Eggplant is a delicious and versatile vegetable with a rich, creamy center, great for use in a variety of cuisines and cooking methods. Due to its rich purple colour, it is also high in fibre, B Vitamins and phytonutrients, which help to remove free radicals from the body.

Below we share the most delicious ways to prepare eggplant, providing recipe suggestions for each of these methods.

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Charring eggplant and then pureeing it into a dip gives a delicious smooth texture and smokey flavour. Plus, it’s taste is versatile to serve with any crudités.



Eggplant Puree with Yoghurt

Greg Malouf's smoky eggplant puree whipped with Gruyere - Recipes - delicious.com.au


There are several dishes that utilise eggplant’s fleshy and filling qualities to substitute in the place of pasta (for example, Lasagna sheets in the Lasagna below) and even for meat (for example, the filling of the Moussaka below).


Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant Moussaka


Frying eggplant has been done since the beginning of time, resulting in a tender and fleshy eggplant with a crispy outer crunch. Take a look at the Sicilian Eggplant recipe below for some tips and tricks on how to fry eggplant perfectly every time.


Sicilian Style Fried Eggplant Slices

Turkish Fried Eggplant with Green Peppers and Tomatoes

Fried Aubergine Recipe by dianak - Cookpad


Roasting eggplants lends a smokey flavour to the eggplant making it a standout flavour in any dish!


Roasted Eggplant Salad with Smoked Almonds & Goat Cheese

Eggplant Fries


Eggplants are the perfect size and shape for stuffing! Hollow and fill with your choice of ingredients and then bake in the oven, or try our suggested recipes below.


Stuffed Eggplant Parm

Stuffed Eggplants with Herbed Bulgur

Baked Stuffed Eggplant with Italian Sausage Recipe | Food & Wine

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