Do you know that a white eggplant contains many nutrients and vitamins? Besides, unlike the purple-colored eggplant, the white one is much sweeter, meaning you will love its taste in your favorite dishes.
However, if you haven't tried cooking with white eggplant before, fret not. We have the best line-up of recipes that will greatly impact your tastebuds.
Also, you can make all these recipes easily, thanks to the detailed instructions.
So, before you head out for groceries, go through our list and pick your favorite for dinner tonight.
Table of Contents
- Easy White Eggplant Recipes
- 1. White Eggplant Ratatouille
- 2. Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan
- 3. Vietnamese Eggplant with Spicy Sauce
- 4. Vegan Roasted White Eggplant Alfredo Sauce + Fennel and Spinach
- 5. Thai White Eggplant Stir Fry
- 6. White Eggplants in a Sesame And Spices Crust
- 7. Pan-Fried White Eggplant with Onion, Caper, and Herb Sauce
- 8. White Eggplant Cream with Almonds
- 9. Pasta Sauce With White Eggplant and Leek
- 10. Eggplant Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus [Vegan]
- 11. White Eggplant Salad
- 12. Black and White Eggplant Layered with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese
- 13. Rigatoni with Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella
- 14. Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe
- 15. Grilled White Eggplants
- Baba Ganoush
Easy White Eggplant Recipes
1. White Eggplant Ratatouille
This simple recipe uses a basil dressing with a light and flavorful taste. To make this recipe, you need a few small white eggplants, zucchini, bell peppers, and onion. You can also add red tomatoes to make the dish more juicy and refreshing.
This salad can be enjoyed as a snack between meals. Alternatively, you can also eat it as a meal while dieting.
The best thing about this salad is that it is low in calories. Besides, you will find many nutrients and vitamins within a single bowl.
2. Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan
This dish is hard to resist. White eggplants and cheese go great together. Plus, the seasoning is perfect, convincing you to try it again.
There are not many ingredients that go into this recipe. However, each ingredient has its own impact, ensuring you enjoy a flavorful stuffed eggplant every time.
3. Vietnamese Eggplant with Spicy Sauce
The best part of trying new recipes is tasting various options from around the world and witnessing how one main ingredient can be used in many different ways.
This recipe also uses white eggplant in a unique way. The dish requires ingredients such as baby white eggplants, onions, salt, oil, and cilantro.
The showstopper of this dish is the seasoning. It contains ginger, green chili, coconut powder, and coriander seeds. Make sure you follow the recipe to the tee, as a small mistake can affect the seasoning.
4. Vegan Roasted White Eggplant Alfredo Sauce + Fennel and Spinach
Do you know that you can find the best white eggplants at your local farmer's market? Unfortunately, this vegetable is not as easily available as its purple cousin, but having a few for these recipes is worth your money.
This recipe uses some basic ingredients to make the best eggplant dish with Alfredo sauce, fennel, and spinach. Again, you can customize the ingredients as per your liking. For instance, if you don't like spinach, don't include it.
We love how this dish turns out after a few simple steps. So, try making a plate or two and thank us later.
5. Thai White Eggplant Stir Fry
This stir-fry is delicious, wholesome, and one-of-a-kind. Unfortunately, when we plan to make a stir-fry, we generally avoid adding eggplants because of their slightly sour taste. However, white eggplants are sweet and taste great when mixed with other vegetables.
To make this dish, put all your efforts into creating the best spicy seasoning. Use ginger, chili, coconut powder, and coriander seeds according to the instructions to make the dish look beautiful and wholesome.
6. White Eggplants in a Sesame And Spices Crust
Do you want to create a chef-level appetizer for the next cocktail party? If yes, how about trying this recipe that would definitely surprise your guests with your excellent cooking skills?
This is a unique dish with different spices and textures. You will love how each flavor blends brilliantly with the other, giving you a praiseworthy dish. Don't miss out on any ingredients, and ensure to follow all instructions properly.
7. Pan-Fried White Eggplant with Onion, Caper, and Herb Sauce
With just 11 ingredients, you can create this wonderful white eggplant recipe and serve your family a wonderful treat. To make this dish, you require eggplants, salt, olive oil, onions, balsamic vinegar, garlic, fresh lime juice, and some other ingredients to increase the flavor of a basic white eggplant.
This is a very healthy and nutritious dish. Besides, it makes an impressive appetizer for a party at your house.
8. White Eggplant Cream with Almonds
This dish takes only 35 minutes to make and is an excellent appetizer for a small lunch with family and friends. You can also enjoy it as an afternoon snack. It can be eaten with a spoon or dip crackers to enjoy its nutty flavor.
You only need a few ingredients to ace this recipe. For instance, you require white eggplants, greek yogurt, almonds, salt, pepper, and silver almonds. The steps are also simple, and you can successfully create a praiseworthy dish in a few minutes.
9. Pasta Sauce With White Eggplant and Leek
This pasta sauce recipe will leave your tastebuds dancing with joy. It combines the goodness and richness of eggplants and leek to experience a wholesome and healthy meal at home.
Moreover, the recipe is pretty easy to follow. There are a few complicated ingredients, so if you have no idea about them, take help before cooking.
We love this recipe for the warmth and high nutritious value it has to offer. You can also enjoy it with your kids, as the sauce tastes mild and is not spicy.
Whether it's lunch or dinner time, make this recipe and give us a thumbs up.
10. Eggplant Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus [Vegan]
We love this recipe for its flavors, textures, and amazing nutrients. In addition, this is an entirely vegan dish, meaning that all vegetarians can enjoy a white eggplant dish without second thoughts.
To make this beautiful dish, you require ingredients such as white eggplant, olive oil, liquid smoke, brown sugar, salt, asparagus, garlic powder, and parmesan cheese.
Eggplant is a versatile vegetable that can conveniently create meaty flavors. If you follow all the instructions, you can make the best finger food for all your parties with this recipe.
For best results, serve this vegan dish with a homemade mayo dip. A store-bought BBQ sauce may also work well if you don't want to experiment.
11. White Eggplant Salad
This eggplant salad is incredibly tasty and wholesome. The recipe combines fresh lemon, dill, and garlic to make a wholesome white eggplant salad. There is also a secret ingredient, yogurt, to give this dish a creamy and soft texture.
It doesn't take long to make this salad. However, to save time, roast some eggplants beforehand and refrigerate them. Then, only take them out on the day you want to create this salad.
Moreover, blend eggplants in a food processor for a smoother texture rather than using your hands.
12. Black and White Eggplant Layered with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese
This is, again, a different eggplant recipe that even your kids can make. It uses a combination of black and white eggplants layered with tomatoes, goat cheese, and fresh basil leaves.
The layers of eggplants are sprinkled with balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to give your dish a mild flavor.
These layered eggplants can be served as a side dish with your main meal. Alternatively, you can also serve them as appetizers.
Either way, they taste great and can easily become the life of the party menu.
13. Rigatoni with Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella
White eggplants taste great with Mozzarella cheese. This is why we have this wonderful recipe on the list. To make this dish, you require white eggplants, garlic cloves, oil, tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, basil leaves, heavy cream, Mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.
The recipe card provides all the required steps, so follow them carefully to avoid disasters.
14. Easy Baba Ganoush Recipe
This is an excellent and delicious vegan dip you can make with white eggplants. The dip has a smooth and thick texture, perfect for enjoying with your favorite grilled bread.
Make baba ganoush at home using the instructions tagged in the recipe card. Enjoy it with crackers or sliced cucumbers as a snack.
15. Grilled White Eggplants
If you don't want to cook any fancy dish using your recently stocked white eggplants, grill them. Yes, grilling eggplants are so easy. Plus, the results are sweet and crunchy.
Grilled slices of eggplants work as an excellent side dish. Try it to believe us.
- 2 white eggplants
- 4 tablespoon oil
- 2 tablespoon tahini
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoon sumac
- Parsley for serving
- Preheat your oven to 400F.
- Place your eggplants on a pan sheet. Make sure to prick them with a fork and drizzle oil over them.
- Let the eggplants bake for 30 minutes and put them on a side.
- Prepare a dressing with tahini, lemon juice, salt, garlic and olive oil in a separate bowl.
- Scoop cold eggplants and mix them in the dressing.
- Mash and break the eggplants.
- Sprinkle with chopped parsley and sumac once the mashed eggplants have converted to a dip.
- Serve and enjoy 🙂