Make the most of aubergines this summer when they're in season and try some of our exciting new recipes. Roast it, grill it, stew it or make it into a dip - whatever you fancy!
Aubergine is so easy to prepare, and always a crowd-pleaser whether you’re feeding 2 or 20. Roast aubergine in the oven to bring out the smoky flavour, use a base for meat dishes, skewer with halloumi then barbecue for an instant veggie hit, add depth to a simple lentil and goat’s cheese salad, cook slowly in a curry with potato or look to the Middle East for a warming crumble idea. Our these aubergine recipes will inspire you to get more creative in the kitchen.
This lovely roasted monkfish with cumin and baked aubergine puree recipe makes a really sophisticated main at a dinner party. Guests will love the delicate flavours in this beautiful dish.
If you want to try something new with aubergine, then how about grilled aubergine with miso and sesame – it’s got a Japanese twist to it that is really pleasant and different.
We love this aubergine parmigiana recipe. It feeds plenty so it’s the ideal dish for a casual lunch with friends or for a big family.
This aubergine and potato curry recipe is a delicious, healthy weeknight treat. In this recipe it’s best to roast the aubergines first We always roast aubergines – if you fry them, they soak up oil like a sponge.
Puy lentil salad with roasted vegetables and goats’ cheese recipe is pure comfort food and perfect if you’re veggie.
Chargrilling the aubergines gives this meat free moussaka recipe a lovely smokey flavour and cuts down on the oil. Serve with a Greek salad and warm pitta bread.
This Middle Eastern classic is perfect for vegetarians. Our Imam Byaldi recipe uses cold aubergines with mint, yoghurt and coriander – it’s packed with flavour!
Our ratatouille recipe is a soft stew of summer vegetables including aubergine and courgettes and it tastes best when served warm.
This easy halloumi, aubergine and red pepper kebabs recipe is perfect for vegetarians – although meat eaters will love these too.
Jo Pratt’s baked miso aubergine recipe is the perfect starter to any Oriental meal and you’ll enjoy the humble aubergine in a way you never thought would be possible before.
This sweet and sour aubergine salad recipe is perfect with marinated barbecued lamb, or enjoy as a starter with bread.
An easy to make chargrilled auberine sandwich with feta recipe with a Mediterranean flavour. Ideal for a mid-week quick lunch or dinner.
Spiced aubergine with tamarind rice makes for a delicous, hearty supper that you’ll enjoy again and again.
Spiced aubergine chutney is a great pickle recipe that works well with any Indian dish as well as cold lamb, grilled chicken or smoked ham.
This gorgeous grilled aubergine topped with creamy whey, fried onion, garlic, mint and walnuts makes a sumptuous, rich dish which is perfect for parties.
This smoky aubergine dip recipe is bursting with flavour and is a perfect accompaniment to pitta, crudités, or chicken.