Roast aubergines with spinach and sweet potato fries on a plate

Aubergine recipes

Great at soaking up flavours, aubergine (also known as eggplant) works well in stews, salads and curries. Try them baked, grilled or barbecued as a veggie main or in side dishes.

6 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
37 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A really easy low-fat, low-calorie aubergine recipe with delicious umami flavours. This dish is so rich and meaty, it's hard to believe it's vegan!

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
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9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is laden with tasty goodness, it's low fat, low calorie, rich in folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron, plus it's a delicious meat-free main course that's 3 of your 5-a-day - what's not to…

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This Italian traybake topped with bread and mozarella is deliciously easy and filling, great for an all-in-one dinner

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

We've baked the aubergines and used creamy ricotta in this healthy version of Parmigiana di melanzane - far lower in fat and calories than the original

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is vegan comfort food at its best. Layer up slices of aubergine with a spicy coconut milk and tomato sauce for a hearty, warming meal

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This Chinese favourite is made vegetarian with velvety-soft aubergines and given a pleasingly sharp tang with black vinegar

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This colourful Lebanese salad of roasted aubergine, peppers, pomegranate and a sweet and spicy dressing makes a mouth-watering treat for two

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

These delicious vegetarian tapas bites are filled with creamy ricotta, sundried tomatoes and basil - a perfect dinner party nibble

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
88 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This spin on Italian 'melanzane alla Parmigiana' is quick to prepare and makes a deliciously creamy, veggie bake

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
67 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A veggie stack with a difference - flavour your fried cheese with Moroccan harissa paste and creamy hummus

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Whip up supper for two in a flash with these vegetarian, North African-inspired skewers with healthy slaw and hummus

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up a glut of aubergines in this Indian-spiced chutney with tamarind, ginger and mustard seeds

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This chunky sauce turns everyday pasta into something special, and is ready in just 20 minutes

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
112 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Choose a glossy, plump aubergine to make this warming vegetarian main course

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A handful of mint leaves really brings this salad alive, veggies will love it, but if you do need some meat lamb cutlets are the perfect addition

25 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Juicy chunks of roasted aubergine add satisfaction to this sweet and superhealthy salad

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A quick Moroccan inspired dish that is great for entertaining friends and family

20 mins
Easy
109 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Every Italian cook has their own version of this classic aubergine dish. It's even better made a day ahead

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

New Zealand chef Peter Gordon showcases seasonal flavours in this impressive, healthy vegetarian meal

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up supper with this superhealthy recipe that's high in fibre, packed with iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day - it's cheap too!

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The seductively smoky flavour of this Middle Eastern-style dip comes from cooking the aubergines charcoal black

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Punchy flavours and plenty of crunch - you won't even notice you're eating a superhealthy salad

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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