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Layered Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato Casserole

Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing and brushing 3 medium zucchini (1 1/2 pounds), sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick 2 long, narrow eggplants (1 1/2 pounds), peeled and sliced lengthwise 1/3 inch thick Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large shallot, minced 1 pound plum tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch dice 3 … Continue reading

Eggplant, Oyster, and Tasso Gratin

Ingredients 1 pint shucked oysters with their liquor 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup chicken stock or milk 1/2 cup cream Salt and ground black pepper Hot sauce Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and diced (about 2 cups) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ounces … Continue reading

Eggplant, Mozzarella, and Saffron Rice Bake

Ingredients 2 tablespoons plus 1 cup olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 1 cup arborio rice Pinch of saffron 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 cup vegetable broth or water Kosher salt 3 large eggplants (about 3 pounds), cut crosswise into 1/4-inch rounds Freshly ground black pepper 4 cups store-bought tomato sauce (such as marinara), … Continue reading


Ingredients 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup chopped mint 1/4 cup chopped dill 1 large eggplant, halved lengthwise and sliced about 1/3-inch thick 4 to 6 tablespoons … Continue reading

Briam (Greek Baked Vegetables)

Ingredients 1 medium eggplant Salt 2 medium red onions 4 large garlic cloves 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, scrubbed, peeled if desired 1 1/2 pounds zucchini 2 large bell peppers, seeded 1/3 to 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, to taste 2 pounds tomatoes, grated or peeled, seeded and chopped, or a 28-ounce can, drained Black … Continue reading


Ingredients 1 medium eggplant, peeled and diced very small Salt 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, very finely chopped 4 large garlic cloves, minced 2 red bell peppers (or one red and one green), peeled, seeded and sliced in thin strips or diced small 1 medium zucchini, peeled and finely chopped Black … Continue reading

Spicy Szechuan Eggplant

Ingredients 1/4 pound ground pork Marinade: 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper a Pinch (less than 1/2 teaspoon) cornstarch Sauce: 1/4 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 1 teaspoon red rice vinegar, red wine vinegar, or balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, or to taste 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Argentine Grilled Eggplant

Ingredients 3 small (4 to 6 ounces each) Italian eggplants 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon sweet or hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes (optional) Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Preparation Preheat the grill … Continue reading

Penne al Forno con Melanzane

Ingredients 2 pounds eggplant, sliced 1/2-inch thick Sea salt 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon, plus 2 tablespoons 1 pound penne or other short pasta 2 cups basic tomato sauce [posted here] 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs Salt and pepper 1/3 cup grated caciocavallo or pecorino 4 sprigs fresh basil, roughly torn Preparation … Continue reading