Category Archives: Eggplant

Grilled Ratatouille

Ratatouille; ra·ta·touille “a vegetable dish consisting of onions, zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers, fried and stewed in oil and sometimes served cold.” OK, maybe not traditional ratatouille, but close. I didn’t have any peppers and I added some corn. Like … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Eggplant, Recipes, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Eggplant Rolls filled with Basil and Cheese

I saw this recipe the other day and wanted to try it. http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Eggplant-Rolls-Filled-with-Basil-and-Cheese-12755 I followed the recipe pretty closely except I used ricotta instead of mozzarella cheese, and I made the tomato sauce without the sugar and I didn’t strain … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Eggplant, Recipes

Moussaka

This week I thought I would share some of my favorite go-to recipes with you. First is moussaka, or my take on a moussaka-like dish using what I have on hand. 2 globe/Italian eggplants, unpeeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Eggplant, Miscellany, Recipes, Tomatoes

Baba Ganoush

3 medium-sized eggplants  1/2 cup (130g) tahini (roasted sesame paste)  1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt  3 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lemon juice  3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed  1/8 teaspoon chili powder  1 tablespoon olive oil Grill the Italian Eggplant and scoop … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Eggplant, Recipes

Eggplant Sauce

*Adapted from a recipe by Nigel Slater The flesh of one grilled Italian eggplant ½ cup Greek yogurt A handful of mint leaves Olive oil Mash all the ingredients together in a bowl and use it as you would baba … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Eggplant, Recipes