Tag: eggplant

Smoky Eggplant Zucchini Dip

2 medium eggplants 2 small zucchini 1 handful flat leaf parsley, chopped 1/4 cup tahini 1-2 tablespoons olive oil juice of 2 lemons 2 cloves garlic, minced salt freshly ground black pepper healthy pinch ground chipotle Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Place each eggplant on a gas burner and grill, […]

Lamb Merguez with Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Ingredients: 2 cups golden couscous 2 eggplants, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 2 tablespoons ras el hanout 1 12-oz jar piquillo peppers, drained and chopped 10 oz lamb merguez sausages (I used these) 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line a large baking […]

Sambal Eggplant with Oyster Mushrooms and Spinach

Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped 5 baby eggplants, cut into 1 1/2-inch planks 1 1/2 lbs oyster mushrooms, stem removed and separated into small pieces 1 lb baby spinach 1 1/2 tablespoons sambal oelek Directions: Saute the garlic, onion, and eggplant in a small amount of […]

Fairytale Eggplant Capicola Baked Frittata

  Ingredients: 1 lb fairytale eggplants, halved lengthwise 1/4 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup Parmesan 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup chopped chives 10 eggs 1/4 lb thin sliced lean capicola, cut into slightly less than 1/4-inch strips salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Note: […]

Shrimp with Okra and Fairytale Eggplant

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 portobello mushrooms, cubed 1/2 cup chopped white onion 1-quart okra, chopped 2 lb fairytale eggplant, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 24 oz medium shrimp, peeled to serve: over Old Bay Chive Cheese Grits Directions: Heat the oil and […]

Roasted Shrimp with Summer Vegetables and Wild Rice

Ingredients: 12 oz peeled, medium shrimp 4-5 sprigs worth of thyme leaves 1/2 oz lemon verbena, chiffonade 1 eggplant, small dice 1 fennel bulb, diced 1-pint grape tomatoes, halved 8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved 1 small-medium pattypan squash, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice olive oil sea salt freshly ground […]

Roasted Eggplant, Fava Bean and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, cubed 2 small sweet onions*, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup fresh, shelled fava beans 1 cup mixed olive-cured spicy olives**, sliced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 cup cubed feta sea salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line […]

Slow Cooker Beef-Eggplant Stew

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 turnip, cubed 1 large eggplant, cubed 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or other beef for stew 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/4 cup cognac vinegar (can sub red wine vinegar) 1 tablespoon Herbes […]

Roasted Zucchini and Eggplant Farro Salad

Ingredients: 2 yellow zucchini, sliced into 1/2 inch half moons 3 Japanese eggplant, sliced into 1/2 inch half moons 1 cup semi-pearled (semi-perlato) farro 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 small red onion, sliced very thinly 3/4 (loose) cup roughly chopped parsley 3 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons […]

Cheesy Summer Squash and Crab Bake

Ingredients: 1 small onion, diced 1 large clove garlic, minced 5 small Japanese eggplants, cut into 1/4 inch coins 2 small-medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch coins 2 small-medium golden zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch coins (like goldenrod squash) 3/4 cup blue crab meat* 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar […]