Griddled aubergines, courgettes, pepper and tomatoes on a plate

Healthy aubergine recipes

Serve aubergine in a range of tasty, nutritious veggie dishes, stews and salads. Our healthy classics include ratatouille, moussaka, caponata and Parmigiana.

5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
77 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This salad is delicious served with grills, or serve with couscous for a veggie lunch

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

This gutsy one-pot can mostly be prepared in advance - just crack in the eggs at the end

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
52 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple spicy dish - serve it up with a pile of fluffy rice

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
43 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.4 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
45 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
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try aubergine for a filling veggie meal worthy of Sunday lunch. Teamed with a goulash sauce and sweet potato chips, you can pack in all five of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.5 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
32 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This veg packed pasta dish provides all of your 5-a-day - and it's delicious!

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Char aubergine and peppers until tender and juicy, then combine with salty, creamy feta for a summer salad that’s the perfect vegetarian option for a barbecue

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
27 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
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Superhealthy and high in fibre too, this miraculous Middle Eastern one-pot is under 150 calories per serve and counts as 5 of your 5-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A tasty veggie dish that is good all year round, whether with salad or a jacket potato

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can't beat this low-fat, one-pot recipe for an easy meal, bursting with summer colour and flavour

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This healthy aubergine gratin makes a moreish side dish with lamb but can be eaten veggie as well

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Getting tired of roast veg with couscous or pasta? Try mashed beans for a cheap, healthy alternative

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A quintessentially Sicilian veggie dish of aubergines, tomatoes, raisins, capers and pine nuts - serve with toasted ciabatta

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
36 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A fragrant tagine is perfect for summer entertaining, lighter than stew but just as satisfying with meaty aubergines and aromatic spices

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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
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
21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This Moroccan-inspired vegetarian stew is filled with all the delicious aromatics of North Africa. Serve on nutty couscous with mint and garlic yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Packed with punchy flavours, this vegetarian main course salad contrasts earthy goat's cheese with tangy dressing and roasted vegetables

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Caponata is a chunky aubergine sauce that is great for dipping bread sticks into or spreading on toast

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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