CATEGORY: Eggplant
Braised Lebanese Eggplant with Chickpeas

Braised Lebanese Eggplant with Chickpeas

Japanese eggplants are a nice summertime vegetable (both here and in Japan). They're the smaller, thin-skinned ones, of various colors.
Cold Cucumber and Cubanelle Soup with Cashews and Chives and Eggplant Salad with Israeli Couscous and Basil

Cold Cucumber and Cubanelle Soup with Cashews and Chives and Eggplant Salad with Israeli Couscous and Basil

Who doesn't enjoy assembling a soup in a blender? It's so easy!
Creole Eggplant Soup and Rhubarb Salad with Goat Cheese

Creole Eggplant Soup and Rhubarb Salad with Goat Cheese

I’d never before fathomed eggplant in a soup, so the recipe for “Creole Eggplant Soup,” from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons, by Nava Atlas, dared me to try. I was also interested in the use of rice milk, here. Fortified by onion, celery, and potatoes, the taste of the eggplant won. The...

Eggplant Provencale and Couscous and Cucumber Salad

The only coaxing I needed to make this recipe, was the use of the combined terms of “casserole” and “eggplant.” The “Eggplant Provencale,” from the September 1998 issue of Vegetarian Times, was an amazingly delicious meal, without the typical copious use of olive oil (although I did indeed drizzle a bit of olive oil in...

Tortellini Vegetable Soup and Roasted Eggplant Curry with Tomatoes

I do enjoy the guilty pleasure of a recipe that combines the convenience of frozen food with the satisfaction of fresh vegetables. The “Tortellini Vegetable Soup,” from The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan, was such an easy, tasty soup that my toddler loved. I used less than half an onion, two fistfuls of baby carrots, four...

Seasoned Eggplant Sauté

In my personal food history, eggplant was too often presented in cutlet form, in order to preserve that unique oblong shape of the vegetable, I suppose. It’s also quite accepting of cutlet-cooking environments, of course. But in this recipe, from 1,001 Recipes for People with Diabetes, by Surrey Books, eggplant is used as a zucchini...