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How to Cook Eggplant

Eggplant is widely used in recipes from around the world from Asian to Western European. Tremendously versatile, eggplant is great for grilling, frying, roasting, or baking in the oven. In this video, you’ll learn how to cook eggplants. You’ll see what to look for when choosing eggplants at the grocery store and learn when eggplants are in peak season. We’ll show you how to peel an eggplant and discuss the pros and cons of salting the eggplant slices before cooking. You’ll see a great method for making sure your eggplant slices aren’t overly saturated with oil when you bake or fry them—so they’ll be healthy with less fat and a better taste and texture.

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  • Emmy

Just recently tasted Eggplant and liked it but had no idea how to cook it. This video was very helpful. Thanks

  • Emmy

Just recently tasted Eggplant and really liked it but I had no idea how to cook it. This video was informative. Thanks

  • kwsimmons

I agree with Karen, times and temps please! How do you know when your eggplant is done?