Eggplant Recipes

  • Moussaka

    3 to
    4 eggplants (about
    4 pounds)

    Salt

    1
    pound potatoes

    Olive oil
    (for greasing baking sheets)

    8 large
    egg whites (reserving the yolks for the béchamel)

    2 cups
    plain breadcrumbs

    For the
    Meat Filling

    1 1/2
    pounds ground beef (or lamb)

    2 large
    onions (finely diced)

    2 cloves
    garlic (minced)

    1/2 cup
    dry red wine

    1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1/4
    teaspoon ground allspice

    1/4
    cup fresh parsley (chopped)

    2
    tablespoons tomato paste

    1 cup
    crushed tomatoes

    1
    teaspoon sugar

    Salt (to
    taste)

    Freshly
    ground pepper (to taste)

    For the
    Béchamel Sauce

    1 cup (2
    sticks) unsalted butter

    1 cup
    all-purpose flour

    4 cups
    milk (warmed)

    8 large
    egg yolks (lightly beaten)

    Pinch […]

  • Summer Garden Ratatouille

    Ingredients

    3 tablespoon olive oil
    2 onions, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 bay leaf
    1 medium eggplant
    1 1/2 tablespoon fresh basil
    1 teaspoon dried rosemary
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    1 teaspoon fresh marjoram
    2 chopped summer squash
    2 sweet bell peppers, chopped
    2 cups chopped tomatoes
    pasta
    grated parmesan cheese

    Instructions

    Saute in 3 […]

  • Spicy Roasted Eggplant

    Ingredients

    1/2 cup cilantro chopped
    1/4 cup olive oil
    2 T lemon juice
    2 T ground cumin
    1 teaspoon coriander
    pinch of cinnamon
    1 large eggplant cut in 1/4 inch slices

    Instructions

    Mix together spices. Brush mixture on both sides of eggplant slices. Transfer to greased baking pan. Broil eggplant 5-6 inches from heat until golden […]