If you happened to indulge a little too much over the weekend (like we did), you’re going to want something a bit lighter for dinner tonight. Eggplant is such a versatile veggie; it works well in everything from Asian-inspired dishes to Italian classics. The best part? It’s a perfect substitute for meat in your go-to weeknight meals.

Stuffed Eggplant Italiano

Take a look at these healthy and hearty recipes using eggplant:

1. Japanese Eggplant Stir Fry 

2. Ginger Almond Eggplant Dip 

3. Roasted Eggplant

4. Eggplant Parmesan 

5. Za’tar & Harissa Eggplant 

6. Roasted Eggplant & Cheddar Dip

7. Zesty Breaded Eggplant Bake 

8. Stuffed Eggplant Italiano 

9. Eggplant Stacks with Tomato and Mozzarella

10. Roasted Eggplant with Ricotta and Pomegranates 

11. Italian Eggplant Frittata 

12. Pasta-less Eggplant Lasagna

13. Sweet and Sour Eggplant 

14. Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Salad 

15. Smoky Stuffed Eggplant with Mozzarella and Feta