The eggplant, or abuergine, provides fiber and a range of nutrients. This low calorie vegetable features in the Mediterranean diet.

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Many of us are most familiar with eggplants that are large and dark purple, but the shape, size, and color can vary from small and oblong to long and thin and from shades of purple to white or green.

Characteristics: Has too many seeds, More green than brown, Bitter in taste
Benefits: Good source of Vitamin K, Small amount of calcium, Magnesium and Zinc.
Recipes: Grilled Eggplant
• Slice the eggplant into 1/4-inch-thick rounds or slices.
• Drizzle or brush the eggplant slices with olive oil, and season them with salt and pepper.
• Preheat a grill and add the eggplant slices and grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side.
• You should be able to easily pierce the slices with a fork; they shouldn’t be tough or spongy.
• The grilled eggplant slices are ready when they’re completely tender and grill marks form on both sides.

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