Eggplant



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 c. (82g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

1
--
1.6
11.2
0.2
0
1.7
0.1


Calories: 19.7
Total Sugars: 1.9g
Carb.: 4.7g
Fiber: 2.8g
Total Fats: 0.2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0.8g
Sodium: 1.6mg
*Data provided by USDA

The dark purple, edible fruit of a widely cultivated plant in the nightshade family. Also known worldwide as the aubergine, brinjal, melanzana, garden egg, and patlican.


Eggplant is often found in recipes that also contain lamb, green bell pepper, squash, romano cheese, bechamel sauce and asiago cheese

Seasonal Calendar for eggplant

  Local supplies are abundant and prices are low.  Local supplies are lower and prices are higher.
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