Easy Eggplant Entrées
Cook beyond eggplant parmesan with these seven savory main dish recipes.
Seafood Stuffed Eggplant
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Eggplant and Onion Noodle Salad with Warm Soy-Rice Vinaigrette
Highlight eggplant's deep purple color with this beautiful Asian noodle salad. Bok choy, chopped onion, and green beans punch up the flavor, while a vinaigrette made from soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic, and chile pepper ties the dish together.
Baked Eggplant with Mushroom-and-Tomato Sauce
Eggplant baked with sliced mushrooms, tomato sauce, and mozzarella and parmesan cheeses makes for a comforting weeknight meal. Add ground beef or turkey for more protein.
Garden Eggplant Pizza
Celebrate a garden harvest with this homemade pizza loaded with eggplant, tomato, bell pepper, onion, and zucchini.
Recipe: Garden Eggplant Pizza
Grilled Eggplant Provolone
Grilling is a quick, easy, and flavorful way to prepare eggplant. All you need is a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and olive oil; a sprinkle of dried oregano, salt, and pepper; and sliced provolone cheese.
Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Provolone
Brown Rice Penne with Eggplant
Jazz up pasta night by topping brown rice penne pasta with a eggplant-and-tomato sauce. Serve with a green salad and homemade garlic bread.
Recipe: Brown Rice Penne with Eggplant
Eggplant Parmesan Stacks
Try this innovative twist on traditional eggplant parmesan, featuring baked eggplant and polenta rounds smothered with tomato sauce and cheese. Serve with piping hot breadsticks for a hearty meal.
Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan Stacks