In addition to featuring a host of vitamins and minerals, eggplant also contains important phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant activity. Phytonutrients contained in eggplant include phenolic compounds, such caffeic and chlorogenic acid, and flavonoids, such as nasunin.
Eggplant Relish Dip Calories per serving: 146Fat per serving: 9.7g Eggplant is the most versatile veggie. Toss it in a stir fry, bake it in a juicy vegetable lasagna or serve it fleshy as a hot or cold appetizer with a zesty garnish. Since I'm always looking for ways to cook this versatile veggie I Continue Reading
Melt-in-your-mouth Eggplant Serving Size: 2-3Calories per serving: 51Fat per serving: 1.9g One of my favorite meatier vegetables is eggplant because it's got such a unique taste, is super juicy and hardly needs any seasoning to bring that taste out. This is a simple and healthy way to cook it at home. The light seasoning helps Continue Reading
Eggplant Aglio Olio Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 194Fat per serving: 5.3gms I was bored of the same old tomato or cheese based sauces and wanted to try something different with my spaghetti. This recipe is an interesting South Indian twist to the original Italian Aglio Olio. I love the peppery zing of the chilli Continue Reading
Turkish Eggplant Serving Size: 2-4Calories per serving: 300Fat per serving: 2gms One of my favorite vacation spots for food is Istanbul, Turkey. Apart from the typical kebabs and kofte, their eggplant based dishes are simply delicious and burst with flavor. I give the highest points to their tomato, eggplant dish that was served every morning Continue Reading
Roasted eggplant Serving Size: 2-4Calories per serving: 103Fat per serving: 1.1gms A typical north Indian vegetable roasted with some tomatoes and onions makes a delicious main course along with any kind of bread. It’s a laborious recipe but trust me, it’s worth every bite! Ingredients2 eggplants (large) 4 medium tomatoes (chopped) 1 large red onion Continue Reading