The Ultimate Guide to Baked Eggplant
Although available throughout the year, August until October is the period when the eggplant is in season. It belongs to the nightshade family of vegetables together with tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. Apart from being delicious and enjoyable to eat, it also has a lot of health benefits. Being a host for a lot of vitamins and minerals, it also contains phytonutrients which have antioxidant activity. One of this phytonutrients called nasunin has shown to protect cell membranes from damage, hence we may place eggplants as brain food.
Needless to say more, we can all agree that it's the ingredient your next meal should consist of. In addition, we give you four different baked eggplant recipes.
Spicy Eggplant and Cauliflower with Basil
For all the spicy food lovers, try this recipe for you next lunch or dinner. It only takes 30 minutes to make.
Eggplant Parmesan Rollatini
This Eggplant Parmesan Rollatini has the reputation of being heavy, but you will regret not trying it. The good thing about this baked eggplant casserole is that it can be kept frozen up to 3 months.
Eggplants and Three Cheese Souffle
Parmesan, Fontina and Pecorino are the three types of cheese that when combined with this amazing vegetable give this delicious baked eggplant souffle.
Roasted Eggplant Dip
Add a twist to a baked eggplant by spicing it and make a delicious dip. Serves up to 8 people.
Who says that healthy food is not delicious? Enjoy!