Burnt aubergine veggie chilli

Family aubergine recipes

Feed the family with our hearty aubergine recipes, from comforting moussaka to cheesy pasta and warming veggie chilli.

505 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This warming aubergine chilli is low fat and four of your five-a-day. Serve up this smoky spiced supper with brown rice and all your favourite trimmings

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
79 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make our easy moussaka for an instant crowd pleaser. This classic Greek dish of layered thinly sliced potato, aubergine and lamb is topped with a creamy béchamel sauce. 

2 hrs and 45 mins
More effort
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244 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Slightly sweet with added richness from the coconut milk, this simple vegan curry is a winner. It's also freezable if you need a quick midweek fix

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd

2 hrs and 45 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake this veggie pie for a meat-free Monday – you can feed the family and still have leftovers for lunch the next day. Serve with a handful of salad leaves

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Dig out the slow cooker to make this stew. Topped with toasted pine nuts and served with flatbreads, it makes a healthy and nutritious vegan meal

10 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These summery veggie tacos are filled with a charred, smoky aubergine and black bean ragu, topped with creamy feta and crunchy pink pickled onions. They also contain four of your 5-a-day – bonus!

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Try these healthy Italian-inspired mozzarella, pepper and aubergine calzones for a working lunch, or pack up and eat outdoors on a warm day

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
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
61 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Puy lentils bulk out this low-calorie vegetarian bake with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil sauce and roasted aubergines

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic bake, also known as melanzane parmigiana, for guests. It's made with tomato, aubergine and vegetarian mozzarella, and garnished with parmesan-style cheese

1 hr and 55 mins
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Vegetarian
114 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
47 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bring Mediterranean sunshine to your table throughout the year with this superhealthy pasta dish that's easy on the wallet

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat veggie pie, high in taste

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
71 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

An Italian twist on an English classic, with sundried tomato, spinach and aubergine, this veggie pie makes a super budget supper

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A fantastic dish for entertaining – the whole thing can be made ahead

30 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Less work than traditional moussaka and gluten-free, our Greek-style bake of potatoes and aubergines layered with lamb mince is topped with crème fraîche

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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