Eggplant Recipes

Parmigiana di Melanzane - Baked Eggplant Parmigiana

Parmigiana di Melanzane – Baked Eggplant Parmigiana

Parmigiana made with a filling of eggplant (also called aubergine) is the earliest and still unique Italian version.Read More
Mutabal - Armanian Eggplant Dip

Mutabal – Armenian Eggplant Dip

Mutabal is a traditional Middle Eastern eggplant dip. The eggplants are usually grilled on a barbecue which gives them a nice smoky flavour but you can also roast them in the oven. Mutabal is traditionally served as an appetiser with some Lebanese bread or as a side sauce with grilled meat. This is an easy cool dip perfect with meat dishes and summer meals.Read More
Mozzarella Eggplant Cannelloni

Mozzarella Eggplant Cannelloni

This deliciously cheesy cannelloni uses eggplant, spinach, and prosciutto combined with mozzarella on top just before baking to make a lovely one dish meal. Enjoy it while it's hot! Read More
Malidzano - Macedonian Eggplant Spread

Malidzano – Macedonian Eggplant Spread

Malidzano is a traditional Macedonian cream salad made from eggplants, feta cheese, walnuts and spices. It derives its name from the Italian word for eggplant, melanzane . Malidzano is usually served as an appetiser along with bread.Read More
Berenjena con Vinagret

Berenjena con Vinagret – Grilled Eggplant in Tomato Vinaigrette

Eggplants are a very common vegetable in the Mediterranean, particularly in Spain. This eggplant dish is great to serve as a tapa or a side dish, especially in spring and summer. It is the perfect make-ahead dish that you can take out a few minutes before serving.Read More
Baingan Masaledar- Eggplant Masala

Baingan Masaledar – Eggplant Masala

This is a must have while serving biryani of any form, be it chicken, lamb, shrimp or vegetable. Biryani no doubt, is satisfying by itself. But when accompanied with Baingan Masaledar you enter a whole new world that you never want to leave.Read More
Char-grilled Eggplant

Char-grilled Eggplant

Eggplant can be great on the barbecue. It can also be overcooked and flavourless or undercooked with a soggy spongy texture. This easy recipe uses the power of salt water to guarantee great grilled eggplant — crispy brown on the outside, creamy sweet on the inside, and full of flavour — every time. Read More
Saksuka

Şakşuka

Şakşuka is a traditional Turkish side dish or meze. It is pronounced same as shakshouka but differs from it mainly by not having egg. The dish is prepared by sauteing cubed eggplant, potatoes, carrots, green capsicums and courgettes.Read More
Spanish Pisto

Pisto

Pisto is the name of a Spanish dish typical from the Region of Murcia and La Mancha. It is made of tomatoes, onions, eggplant or courgettes, green and red peppers and olive oil. It is similar to ratatouille and is usually served warm to accompany a dish or with a fried egg and bread. It is also used as the filling for empanadillas and empanadas.Read More
Escalivada

Escalivada – Catalan Roasted Vegetables

Escalivada is a typical preparation of Catalan cuisine that consists of several types of grilled vegetables, such as eggplants, sweet red peppers, red tomatoes, and sweet onions. Once well cooked on the grill, those vegetables are peeled and sliced in strips, the seeds removed, and seasoned with olive oil and salt, and sometimes with garlic as well.Read More