6 Easy Eggplant Recipes for the Air Fryer
Cooking eggplant in the air fryer is a genius move. The eggplant emerges crispy and crunchy and, maybe most importantly, grease free. In the air fryer, the eggplant wont become soggy and sodden with oil. You'll love this healthier, delicous approach to cooking and enjoying eggplant in these top-rated recipes.
Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan
"These eggplant Parmesan rounds are oil free and grease free, yet they are crispy and crunchy," says Yoly. "All due to cooking it in an air fryer. They are good eaten right out of the air fryer or topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. Either way they are delicious."
Air-Fried Ratatouille, Italian-Style
"Traditional ratatouille vegetables, such as zucchini and eggplant, are mixed with Italian herbs then air-fried to create a quick and easy side dish that is nutritious and delicious," says Buckwheat Queen. "Using an air fryer keeps the vegetables from getting soggy without using too much oil. You will need the baking accessory or an adaptable baking dish to use inside the air fryer basket."
Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan Mini Pizzas
"Eggplant Parmesan meets pizza for a handheld treat that is sure to please," says Soup Loving Nicole. "The best part is that these are not deep fried, but made in an air fryer for a much healthier alternative."
Air-Fried Mediterranean Vegetable Medley
Garlic, oregano, and lemon zest transform mixed vegetables into a Mediterranean-inspired medley in this simple side dish recipe that's prepared in the air fryer and ready in under 30 minutes. "Loved this!" says Soup Loving Nicole. "Perfect as written and goes with just about anything."
Air Fryer Eggplant Fries
"If you are watching your waistline and your calorie intake, these eggplant fries are a great alternative," says Yoly. "Grease free and oil free, but just as tasty."
Air Fryer Baba Ganoush
You'll roast eggplant and garlic in the air fryer and then blend them up into a rich, creamy baba ganoush that's a perfect quick lunch or party dip paired with pita chips.