Easy and Tasty Eggplant Recipes
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New to eggplants? Start here:
Eggplant, also called aubergines in some English-speaking countries, is a the fruit of a plant from the same family as tomato and potato. In Spanish, eggplants are almost-universally known as berenjenas.
How to store eggplants
Wipe the skin with a dry paper towel and place the berenjena (dry and uncut) in a plastic bag and store in the refrigerator crisper, where it will keep for up to a week. Make sure not to bruise the skin, as bruises tend to be the first spots to spoil.
Benefits of eggplants
Eggplant is a low-carb, water-rich vegetable that contains small amounts phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and folates. It contains a moderate amount of potassium.
How to cook eggplants
In our recipe collection you'll find we've cooked berenjenas in almost all possible ways to prepare them: roasted, baked, grilled, fried, and stewed. Each method will yield different but equally interesting dishes.
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