Recipes

Eggplant & Tomato Pie

1 eggplant 2 tomatoes, sliced 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic 1/4 – 1/3 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 Tbsp. butter, melted 1 Tbsp. pesto Cheddar cheese, shredded, to taste Fresh parsley Peel and cube eggplant, boil until soft and tender, then drain water and mash. Add diced onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg, melted butter and […]

Amazing Moussaka

3 eggplants, skinned, sliced 1/4 – 1/2-inch thick Olive oil (as needed) Salt & pepper 1/2 – whole green pepper, chopped 1/2 pound Baby Bella mushrooms, diced 1 lb. ground beef 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 tsp. dried oregano 2 Tbsps. fresh minced garlic Cheese Sauce 3 […]

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan Serves 8 1 large eggplant, sliced 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1 cup flour 1 cup bread crumbs 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1/2 lb. provolone cheese, shredded or thinly sliced Pomodoro sauce, as needed (recipe follows) Salt and […]

Eggplant Caponata Sandwiches

Makes 5 cups of caponata, enough for about 10 sandwiches 1/3 cup olive oil 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into small cubes, about 4 cups total 1/2 sweet pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 oz. Baby Bella organic mushrooms, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced 1 6-oz. […]

Easy French Ratatouille

Makes 8 to 10 servings 2 large eggplants 2 yellow onions 3 bell peppers 6 to 8 zucchini 4 tomatoes 1 1/2 to 2 Tbps. olive oil 3 to 4 cloves garlic 1 bay leaf 3 to 4 sprigs thyme 1/4 cup loosely packed basil, sliced into ribbons Extra basil for garnishing Salt and pepper […]

Stuffed Eggplant

Serves 8 4 medium eggplants (look for long and slender ones) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped 2 cups fresh Ohio sweet corn, or frozen and thawed 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 cup quinoa, cooked 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper, to taste Pre-heat oven […]

Stuffed Eggplant

This is one of the recipes from the CSA cooking class at the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking. Chef Kate waits until the Tuesday before the class when she learns from our newsletter what she might expect to find in the week’s shares before making up the recipes. It’s one of my favorites.

Spiced Peppers and Eggplant

An exotic dish of sweet peppers and eggplant seasoned with basil, coriander, cumin and saffron!

Creamy Vegan Roasted Tomato and Eggplant Sauce

Serves 6-8 2 cups eggplant cubed 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 cups tomatoes, roughly chopped – I used heirlooms but cherry or any other version will work as well 3 large or 4 medium cloves of garlic ¼ cup olive oil 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 cups non-dairy milk […]

Eggplant Lasagna

With the veggie crumbles, you wouldn’t even know this tangy, cheesy lasagna is vegetarian! It’s a keeper.

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