When we say eggplant, you say Parm. But this nightshade is more than just tomato sauce and cheese. There are tons of other recipes that showcase this hearty veggie, whether it’s baked, fried, roasted, grilled or stuffed. Here are 20 unexpected side dishes to try.
20 Eggplant Side Dishes You Need to Try
Smoky Grilled Eggplant
Don’t forget the garlic dill sauce.
Roasted And Stuffed Baby Eggplants
Aren’t these the cutest?
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Roasted Eggplant Panzanella With Capers, Olives And Pine Nuts
Every salad should involve bread.
Tip: You can swap the quinoa for rice or couscous.
Eggplant Parm Casserole
Comfort food, right this way.
Eggplant Parm Bites
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
You won’t believe how easy it is to throw this together.
Close your eyes and you’re in Provence.
Miso Glazed Eggplant
So simple and flavorful.
Time to pop open a bottle of red wine. (Thanks, Gaby Dalkin, we’ll be over in ten.)
Eggplant, Sweet Pepper And Bechamel Gratin
A homemade sauce that’s out of this world.
Oven Baked Eggplant Fries
A healthier way to satisfy that salty craving.
Grilled Eggplant, Roasted Tomatoes And Scallion Miso Butter
We’re swooning over the flavors in this dish by Coterie member Jodi Moreno.
Curry Roasted Red Pepper And Eggplant Soup
Best enjoyed on cold winter nights.
Italian Turkey And Tomato Basil Eggplant Roll Pasta Bake
You’ve so got this.
Honey Baked Eggplant
All done in one skillet.
Roasted Tiny Eggplant With Muhammara And Feta
Try something completely different.
Grilled Eggplant Panzanella
Extra croutons are always a plus.
Jamaican Jerk Grilled Eggplant
This delicious sauce soaks right in for maximum flavor.
Julie’s Stuffed Eggplant Boats
Coterie member Monique Volz knows exactly how to transform this versatile vegetable.