Ever wonder how to prepare eggplant? It’s simple and delicious! Soon, you’ll be adding it to every meatless dish you make!
Eggplant is one of those vegetables that people often skip making at home because it seems complicated. I’ll admit, for a number of years I avoided buying eggplant. I knew I liked it, but I always felt that it was never prepared right. It was either too bitter, not cooked long enough or very labor intensive. A couple of times I forced myself to buy an eggplant, only to let it rot away in the produce bin of my refrigerator.
But, times have changed! Despite the fact that my husband isn’t the biggest eggplant fan, I still went ahead and planted one single eggplant plant in my garden. You might remember that everything in my garden died.
Everything, but one plant: the eggplant plant.
I actually thought that was kind of funny and ironic because that was the one thing my husband wasn’t so excited about.
Fast forward 4 months and the eggplant plant is now an eggplant tree and I have more eggplant that I ever imagined I would. It’s crazy how much food one little plant can produce!
After traveling to Italy, my eggplant obsession grew and now I want yours to grow too. Eggplant is really easy to prepare and can be tossed into almost any dish. I like my eggplant with a side of cheese, but it also works well with pasta, as a winter salad topper and as a sandwich stuffer.
Now that you’re thoroughly excited about eggplant, here’s the simplest way to prepare it:…