Eggplant Recipe Round-up

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Green Curry Eggplant

 

Have you ever stopped to think about the name eggplant? Someone just decided to stick the words “egg” and “plant” together?  Well thanks to Cooking Light, I recently found out that eggplant got its name from the first varieties of its kind, which were white, round, and egg-size. Makes sense, case closed.

On to more important matters, cooking it. Eggplant can be used in an Asian stir-fry, classic Italian dish or even as a meat substitution. It’s pretty easy to find a way to incorporate eggplant into a dish or create a meal around it. Enjoy some of our favorite “plants that used to looks like eggs” recipes.

Eggplant Enchiladas, Kristi’s Farm to Table

Simmering Summer Ratatouille, Kristi’s Farm to Table

Eggplant Stacks, Kristi’s Farm to Table

Moussaka Pasta, Kristi’s Farm to Table

Green Curry Eggplant, Kristi’s Farm to Table

Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Spread, Jo Cooks

Stuffed Eggplant with Lamb Filling, Crumb

Eggplant Pizza, Eat Good 4 Life

Grilled Eggplant with Garlic-Cumin Vinaigrette, Feta & Herbs, Fine Cooking

Eggplant, Peppers, and Shitake with Soy Dressing, Camille’s Kitchen

Layered Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato Casserole, Food & Wine

Moroccan Pickled Eggplant, Feasting at Home

Crispy Eggplant Fries with Chipotle Aioli, The Science of Eating

Spiced Eggplant and Cucumber Salad, A Couple Cooks

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