- Ancestors of the eggplant were first cultivated in China in the 5th century B.C.
- After being introduced into Europe, it was used as a decorative garden plant rather than as food for centuries.
- Eggplant is a good source of dietary fiber, B1 and copper.
- Eggplant contains certain phyto nutrients concentrated in the skin that are great for the brain and improve blood circulation!
- They are also great for the heart! Eggplants can help lower 'bad' cholesterol when cooked the right way. They are also high in bioflavonoids which help control high blood pressure.
- Bioflavonoids and Vitamin K found in eggplant can help prevent blood cots if eaten regularly.
Eggplant Sauce for Pasta
Eggplant & Tofu Stir-Fry
Honey-Roasted Eggplant with Chiles
Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad