Eggplant Salad Recipes

Grilled or roasted, eggplant makes delicious and hearty salads. Browse our recipes and find your favorite.

Staff Picks

Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad

Rating: 3.66 stars
This salad also tastes great with grilled chicken added.

Roasted Vegetables with Goat Cheese

Earthy roasted vegetables, peppery arugula, and creamy goat cheese give this salad an irresistible contrast of tastes and textures.

Grilled Steak and Summer Vegetable Salad

Rating: 3.32 stars
Try grilled bruschetta with this supper: Brush thick slices of crusty bread with olive oil, then grill until toasted on both sides. Flank steak can be used in place of hanger.

Soba Salad with Grilled Eggplant and Tomato

Rating: 4.2 stars
Make this Soba Salad with Grilled Eggplant and Tomato for a delicious vegetarian lunch or dinner. 

Eggplant Salad with Israeli Couscous and Basil

Rating: 3.78 stars
Cooked until soft, usually-bitter eggplant blends with sweet caramelized shallots and bright basil for a dish that's simply irresistible.

Wheat Berries with Vegetables

Broccoli, onion, tomatoes, yellow zucchini, and eggplant, coupled with nutty wheat berries (unprocessed whole kernels of wheat), make a lusty dish. This is an excellent accompaniment to meat or fish; it can also be served as an entree.

Eggplant Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

Rating: 3.27 stars
The feta and chickpeas combine to give this eggplant salad a well-rounded Mediterranean flavor.

Roasted Eggplant Salad

In Greece, this dish is called melitzanosalata. The eggplants can be grilled instead of broiled.

Grilled Vegetables with Herb Vinaigrette

These simply prepared vegetables need no more than an herb-and-caper vinaigrette.

Grilled Garden Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars
The heat of the grill transforms vegetables, intensifying their flavors and drawing out their sweetness. Lemon and thyme add a light, summery note.

Israeli Couscous Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Try serving this Israeli couscous salad with grilled summer vegetables alongside crisp sautéed soft-shell crabs—both recipes from chef Alfred Portale—for a delicious summer meal your whole family will enjoy.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chickpea and Eggplant Salad

This recipe has been adapted from "Flavors of the Mediterranean" by Olivier Baussan and Jean-Marie Meulien.

Warm Eggplant Salad

A warm eggplant salad glistening with olive oil gains color and flavor from red onions, oil-cured black olives, French feta cheese, oregano, and lemon juice.