Stuffed Eggplant, 13 Ways

Stuffed eggplant... whooda thunk it?! Yes, you can stuff this extremely versatile veggie with just about anything you like. The flesh is completely absorbent to any flavors you give it, and sweating them allows for a more concentrated taste.

Stuffed Miniature Eggplant

"This was a stuffed vegetable dish with a difference! I had no problem finding the kefalotiri cheese. It’s the most popular type of cheese to cook with here in Cairo — and the aubergines are ten-a-penny as well.”

-Scots LassCairo

Shrimp Stuffed Eggplant

“This is absolutely awesome. I followed the recipe except I sautéed some celery with the veggies. This will become a household regular.”

-Chef Erfolg

Stuffed Eggplant

A perfect filling for such a resilient vegetable. These stuffed eggplants are perfect for a weeknight dish, or even an indulgent Saturday meal.


"Nice, easy and delicious. My husband absolutely loved it.”


Sicilian-Stuffed Eggplant

“Was pleasantly surprised by how much flavor this delightful side held. The parmesan cheese, pine nuts and raisins are all perfectly balanced.”


Greek-Style Stuffed Eggplant

“If you are an eggplant lover, then this is a must try.”


Eggplant Lovers Stuffed Eggplant

"This was very good. It was a great way to showcase the fresh vegetables and herbs from my garden. I highly recommend using fresh basil in this one, it really brightens the dish.”


Stuffed Eggplant With Cheese & Tomatoes

“This reminds me of eggplant parmesan, only much healthier. You could make this ahead and save the baking part until you’re ready to serve.”

-Vino Girl

Stuffed Eggplant Parmigiana

"This was really very delicious, and a nice change of pace from typical eggplant parmigiana!”


Stuffed Baby Eggplant

“I’ve made this twice already because the recipe is very good!”


Creole Stuffed Eggplant

"I've never had eggplant before, and this is a great way to ‘cut my teeth’ on it! We had it with a nice big green salad, and dinner was a success.”


Stuffed Baked Eggplant With Sausage & Mozzarella

“Small eggplants hollowed out, stuffed with smoked sausage and topped with melty mozzarella and tomato sauce.”


Vegetarian Italian-Stuffed Roasted Eggplant

“This is an adaption of a south beach recipe. I promise meat eaters won’t miss the beef!”