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Eggplant Ricotta Bites

Eggplant Ricotta Bites 1 medium eggplant Kosher salt All-purpose flour, for dredging 2 large eggs 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra- virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 2…

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan

Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Parmesan 2 small eggplants, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 6 medium plum tomatoes, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra…

Open-Face Grilled Eggplant Sandwich

Open-Face Grilled Eggplant Sandwich Eight 1/2-inch-thick slices of peasant bread Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing One 1 1/4-pound eggplant, sliced crosswise 1 inch thick Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 plum tomatoes, sliced…

Roasted Eggplant, Tomato and Arugula Salad

Roasted Eggplant, Tomato and Arugula Salad 1 large eggplant, cut into 3/4 inch slices 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved 1 teaspoon sugar 2…

Open Face Eggplant Sandwich

Open Face Eggplant Sandwich Eight 1/2-inch-thick slices of peasant bread Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing One 1 1/4-pound eggplant, sliced crosswise 1 inch thick Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 plum tomatoes, sliced crosswise…

Baked Eggplant and Goat Cheese Stacks

Baked Eggplant and Goat Cheese Stacks 1 eggplant, about 1 pound, peeled 1 cup panko bread crumbs ¾ cup freshly grated Parmesan 2 large eggs ½ cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small log goat cheese, sliced 10…

Sicilian Aubergine Stew (Eggplant Caponata)

Sicilian Aubergine Stew (Eggplant Caponata) INGREDIENTS olive oil 2 large aubergines, cut into large chunks 1 heaped teaspoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped 2…

Eggplant, Green Bean and Pork Stir Fry

Eggplant, Green Bean and Pork Stir Fry INGREDIENTS 6 ounces ground pork 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 cup cooking oil 1/2 pound frozen blanched cut green beans, defrosted 1 pound eggplants, ends trimmed, cut on the diagonal…

Tuscan Green Bean and Eggplant Salad

Tuscan Green Bean and Eggplant Salad INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (2 lemons) 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt black pepper 1 medium eggplant, stem top removed 2 cups cooked…

Sicilian Style Spaghetti (or Spaghetti Squash) with Eggplant

Sicilian Style Spaghetti (or Spaghetti Squash) and Eggplant INGREDIENTS For the eggplant: 1-2 medium eggplants 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1/2 lemon, juiced 6 fresh basil leaves Kosher…

Rigatoni with Eggplant and Pine Nuts

Rigatoni with Eggplant and Pine Nuts INGREDIENTS Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 unpeeled large eggplant (1 1/2 to 1 3/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 medium yellow bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch squares 2 cups grape tomatoes 3…

Baked Eggplant Sticks

Baked Eggplant Sticks INGREDIENTS 10 oz. eggplant 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper 1/2 cup Italian Seasoned breadcrumbs 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese 1 large egg white Non-stick oil spray 1 cup marinara…