On Fridays we spotlight low-carb recipes you might want to try over the weekend and since it's prime eggplant season right now, here are The BEST Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Eggplant Recipes from food blogs around the web. And if you haven't cooked with eggplant much, I'm urging you to give eggplant a chance! Use the Diet-Type Index to find more low-carb and gluten-free recipes like these.
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It's prime summer garden season in Utah, and there have been a lot of zucchini recipes getting the spotlight around here for the last few weeks. But another veggie that's abundant now is eggplant, and I've been a huge eggplant fan ever since I started growing it in my garden back in 2007. For years I've been urging people to give eggplant a chance. I'm especially fond of grilled eggplant which is the way I first learned to cook it, but through the years I've also made roasted eggplant dishes and eggplant stir-fries that got gobbled up pretty quickly!
And eggplant is a perfect ingredient for carb-conscious eating! It's not only low in carbs, but also high in fiber, and loaded with nutrients, and as you can tell from this collection of The BEST Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Eggplant Recipes I've gathered from great blogs around the web, these are endless ways to prepare it. And although eggplant grows in the summer and early fall, it's not eaten raw, which makes it perfect for summer-into-fall recipes for this time of year.
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