Whether in lasagna, as an antipasto or even in an omelet: these oven-baked eggplant recipes are what you needed to discover the best this ingredient has to offer. In addition to being a healthier alternative to pasta and fried foods, these dishes are practical and ideal for those who want to combine flavor and ease in the kitchen.
1. Eggplant in the simple oven
Feel the authentic taste of eggplant by roasting the vegetable with just olive oil and a little salt. The tip is to make cuts so that the seasonings penetrate the eggplant better, leaving the flavor more intense and, of course, even more delicious!
2. Eggplant appetizer in the oven
An interesting and creative way to serve eggplant is as an aperitif: in addition to being a great way to innovate in the kitchen, this is a very healthy recipe! With peppers and onions, it is possible to increase the flavor even more. Serve the antipasto with toast and enjoy.
3. Classic eggplant parmigiana
Delicious, this eggplant parmigiana is a vegetarian adaptation of the classic steak and is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. To bring the authentic flavor of the dish, add tomato sauce to the preparation and bring even more juiciness!
4. Eggplant Parmigiana without frying
A healthier and more practical way to prepare eggplant parmigiana is by roasting the vegetable instead of frying it, as in the traditional recipe. Thus, it is possible to avoid the excessive use of oil and, still, leave the crust more crispy and light.
5. Ratatouille in the oven
Made with ingredients widely used in Brazilian cuisine, ratatouille is a great way to innovate in the preparation with the basics. Made in the oven, the dish is healthy, practical and will leave your kitchen with an irresistible aroma!
6. Breaded eggplant in the oven
Because it is made in the oven, this eggplant has a super crispy and dry breading. Seasoned with Bahia seasoning and sweet paprika and breaded with breadcrumbs and wheat flour, the vegetable is very tasty and will make your meals even better.
7. Eggplant in the oven crispy
Very well seasoned and super crispy, this recipe is a great option to spice up your everyday meals – whether to serve as an accompaniment to a dish or also as an aperitif before the main meal. Versatile and delicious, this eggplant will have you salivating!
8. Stuffed eggplant
The combination of ground beef, tomato and onion stuffing, covered by a layer of gratin cheese and, of course, the irresistible taste of eggplant is simply sensational. Innovate in the preparation of dinner with this appetizing and healthy dish.
9. Eggplant au gratin
A stuffed and gratin eggplant is the ideal dish for those looking to combine creaminess and lightness in a healthy and nutritious dish! The grated cheese, when placed on top of the preparation in the form, creates a crunchy and delicious texture that will conquer you.
10. Eggplant Lasagna
An alternative to the traditional lasagna noodles, usually heavy and caloric, is to use eggplant slices when assembling the dish. In addition, the recipe still takes tomato sauce and an irresistible ground beef filling.
11. Eggplant mini pizza
Innovate in the preparation of the afternoon snack with this mini pizza that, in addition to being delicious, is still a healthier and more natural option for when hunger strikes between meals. The cheese and tomato filling brings creaminess and flavor to the dish, which can also be served as an aperitif or starter!
12. Eggplant omelet
Learn to combine the creaminess and texture that only the omelet has with the smooth and delicious taste of the eggplant in this recipe that, in addition to being delicious, is also super practical: made entirely in the oven, it is a different and creative option to serve at lunch. family!
Want to know more reasons to include this vegetable on your menu? Check out these benefits of eggplant and discover the nutritional properties of this ingredient that is all good!
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