Tag Archives: Eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant/Aubergine: Farro, Mushroom, Shallot, Celery, with Shawarma Yogurt Topping

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy or coconut.  Is: Vegetarian, can easily be made vegan / dairy-free. By the way:  Eggplant = Aubergine; Yogurt = Yoghurt. For the yogurt topping, you can use low or full fat dairy, or use coconut yogurt – … Continue reading

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Creamy Eggplant (Aubergine), Avocado, Sprout and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian.   Can be gluten-free depending on the type of bread you use. You’ll find the inspiration for this one here.  Although I took it in a completely different direction (I didn’t have beets, and it is … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) Breakfast Fritters with Shawarma Seasoning

Contains:  Egg, wheat/gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.   There are a number of eggplant/aubergine recipes on this site, so I had to sleuth around to find something a bit different.  I got some ideas, but made this into my … Continue reading

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Chinese Stir-Fried Chicken Hearts with Shiitake and Vegetables (Chicken Thigh Option)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades, legumes (soy), a small amount of alcohol.  Is:  Quick and Easy, can be made gluten-free, paleo. You can add in gizzards and even liver to this should you care to.  (Personally, I’d go for gizzards, chopped up, … Continue reading

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Dad’s Eggplant (Aubergine) Pizzas

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, paleo, not truly Italian but inspired, and something good we grew up with.   You can make this an omnivore dish by adding in some ground beef, or perhaps pepperoni slices.  They’re not essential, and … Continue reading

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Eggplant / Aubergine Steaks with Farro and a Pomegranate Molasses Tahini Sauce (Vegan)

Contains:  Gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan.   This is a recipe I made in order to create something for a Cookingbites recipe challenge.  The ingredient to be used was tahini.  So, here’s a sauce, and the meal I created to use … Continue reading

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Eggplant/Aubergine Breakfast Tortilla with Egg, Cabbage, and Sprouts

Contains:   Eggs, nightshades, gluten/wheat, dairy.   Is:  Vegetarian. For this recipe I used wheat tortilla wraps, and I warmed them in the skillet.  I have no clue why, but I just can’t get myself to eat and enjoy a COLD wrap … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek Moussaka (with Chickpeas, Lentils, and Mushrooms)

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, legumes.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Consider this one of the Greek dishes I didn’t get around to making, back in my Greek Month (February 2020).  I am still in love with the best of the savory … Continue reading

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South Indian Egg Curry, with Veggies

Contains: Nightshades, eggs, coconut.   Is: Originally intended for festival of Holi, gluten-free, grain-free, vegetarian, dairy-free, paleo, Whole30. Everyone out there… stay safe.  Even if you think you aren’t at risk, some of the elderly or folks you know with … Continue reading

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Papoutsakia: Greek Stuffed Eggplant / Aubergine

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, wheat, gluten.      Until I was surfing around in Pinterest, I had no idea that this dish is a “thing”.  Being as I’m a sucker for stuffing food with other foods, here we go! https://30daysofgreekfood.com/greek-stuffed-eggplant-papoutsakia/    … Continue reading

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