If fruits and veggies were athletes, eggplants would be the sumo wrestlers. They’re mighty, they’re meaty — and they stand completely on their own. That’s why vegan and vegetarian recipes thrive with eggplant as their main ingredient. From eggplant parmigiana to baba ghanoush, you rarely miss the meat. But stature aside, eggplant is bursting with health benefits.
We asked Patti Ennis, registered dietitian and clinical nutrition program manager at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, to share more about this heavyweight fruit.
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