UPDATED June 5th,2018
Everyone’s collection of eggplant recipes must include a selection of dips. This picturesque veggie (fruit really) from the nightshade family is packed with nutrients like B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, copper and folate. Eggplants are high in fiber and low-cal so they fill you up without filling you out. They’re also antioxidant-rich and help lower cholesterol. Diabetics should definitely stock up on eggplant recipes for their low glycemic index — research has found that some extracts may repress a glucose-releasing enzyme by 60% for even more blood sugar regulation.
They’re delish on the grill but eggplant dip is our favorite way to serve the lovely aubergine. We’ve rounded up five eggplant recipes for an unforgettable dip at your next gathering.