Vegan Eggplant Recipes
Soba Salad with Grilled Eggplant and Tomato
Substantial. Satisfying. Versatile. Purple. These are just a few things that we love about eggplant. It provides the perfect foundation to a vegan meal, whether you like your eggplant with Italian, Japanese, Moroccan, Thai, or Mediterranean flavors. Go ahead and dig in to our favorite vegan eggplant recipes.
Chilled Japanese noodle salad with its super-simple dressing of soy sauce, lemon juice, and sesame oil is ideal as a make-ahead office lunch or a potluck dish because the flavor improves over time and tastes great chilled or at room temperature.
Honey-Roasted Eggplant with Chiles
The sweet honey glaze counters the heat of Thai chiles in this deliciously easy side dish.
Grilled Ratatouille Pasta
Take these classic French flavors outside (or to your grill pan)! Grilled and chopped zucchini, along with tomatoes, onion, eggplant, and bell pepper make a healthy and hearty pasta sauce.
Roasted Tomato and Eggplant Soup
Roasting the ingredients in this soup gives them a rich, sweet flavor. This vegan soup can be frozen for up to three months so you can enjoy vivid summer flavors even in cold weather.
Nobu's Eggplant with Miso
Restaurant Nobu's famous miso sauce recipe is yours at last! Brush it on fried halved Japanese eggplants and then broil to golden perfection.
Grilled Ratatouille Muffaletta
This hearty scooped-out sandwich will satisfy everyone at the table -- yes, meat-eaters included. (Don’t forget the vegan mayonnaise!)
Eggplant Salad with Israeli Couscous and Basil
Toothsome Israeli couscous is united with sauteed eggplant and shallots, then finished with fresh basil for a new take on pasta salad.
Steamed Eggplant and Mushrooms with Peanut Sauce
Japanese eggplant and shiitake mushrooms are steamed until tender and dressed in a peanut sauce flavored with ginger, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Serve this Asian-inspired vegan main dish over rice or noodles.
Provencal Vegetable Tian
Take your taste buds to the French countryside with this rustic, hearty dish filled with the bright flavors of a summer garden: tomato, eggplant, zucchini, leeks, and thyme.
Rich, salty-sweet hoisin sauce makes grilled baby eggplant irresistible. Serve as a side dish with veggie burgers or dice the eggplant and add to a cold noodle salad.
Black Rice Stir-Fry
The dramatic jeweled hues of eggplant, red cabbage, purple kale, and black rice make this nutrition-packed vegan stir-fry worthy of a special occasion.