Vegetable of the Month - Eggplant

Did you know...?

  • 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 Meatballs

Eggplant & Tofu Stir-Fry

Honey-Roasted Eggplant with Chiles

Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad