Eggplant Burgers


These eggplant burgers are supreme veggie burgers, the easiest and most economical burgers of all. A single medium-sized eggplant (together with the usual trimmings) feeds a family of six. Use whatever cheese and burger toppings suit your family's tastes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 burgers


  • 1 eggplant, peeled and sliced into 3/4-inch rounds

  • 1 tablespoon margarine

  • 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese

  • 6 hamburger buns, split

  • 6 leaves lettuce

  • 6 slices tomato

  • ½ onion, sliced

  • ½ cup dill pickle slices

  • 6 tablespoons ketchup, or to taste

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard


  1. Place eggplant slices onto a microwave-safe plate. Microwave until the centers are cooked, about 5 minutes.

  2. Melt margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry eggplant slices until lightly toasted on each side. Place a cheese slice onto each eggplant and cook until melted.

  3. Place eggplant slices onto hamburger buns. Top with lettuce, tomato, onion slices, and pickles, then dress with ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

415 Calories
18g Fat
51g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 415
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 796mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 336mg 26%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 499mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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