Eggplant 5 Ways

We all love good old eggplant parm, but this nightshade veggie is much more versatile. Here are five sensational summer recipes.
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We all love good old eggplant parm, but this nightshade veggie is much more versatile. Here are five sensational summer recipes.

Grilled and Glazed

The char of the grill brings out the smoky sweetness of this veggie – perfect with savory and tangy hoisin sauce.

Recipe: Food Network Magazine's Hoisin Eggplant (pictured above)
Roasted and Pureed

Roast until tender and puree into an eggplant “hummus” of sorts.

Sautéed and Spiced

Cubes of eggplant will set your taste buds ablaze when cooked with vinegar, capers, raisins and oregano.

Grilled and Stacked

This show-stopping salad is as tasty as it is gorgeous.

Stir Fried and Succulent

Stir-fried and simply fabulous – you won’t find this dish on a take-out menu.

Tell Us: What’s your favorite summer time eggplant recipe?
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