We love pizza, pasta and fries. And while we’re certainly not ones to deny our cravings, we know better than to give in to them every single time. So occasionally, when we’re pining for a carb-heavy dish, we swap in eggplant for some of the less virtuous ingredients to feel satiated but not overindulgent.
15 Delicious Ways to Replace Carbs with Eggplant
There are beignets involved
Top as you please.
Eggplant Parm Bites
Like cheesy Tater Tots…sans taters.
Baked Eggplant Fries With Goat Cheese Dip
You will want to dip everything into this creamy goat cheese spread.
An Italian dish with fewer carbs = our face with more smiles.
Eggplant Chips With Cilantro Pesto
Crunch, crunch, crunch.
Eggplant Noodles With Chickpeas, Sun-dried Tomatoes And Raisins
And you thought zucchini was the only veggie you could noodle.
Cheesy Pull-apart Garlic "bread"
Not Café du Monde, but pretty damn delicious.
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Eggplant Rollatini Quinoa Casserole
The lack of pasta makes your second serving less guilt-inducing.
Crispy Eggplant And Tomato Breakfast Hash
And a good morning to you.
Eggplant Fritters With Mushrooms And Herbs
No judgment if you melt a little cheese on top…
Cheesy Eggplant Gratin
Because we’re kinda (really) into cheese.
A better brunch, right this way.
Grilled Eggplant Bruschetta
The tomato mixture was always our favorite part anyway.
Grilled Eggplant Bun Burger
Maybe eat this guy with a knife and fork, though.