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Low-Carb and Keto Eggplant Recipes

Summer is prime eggplant season, and here are 24 amazing Low-Carb and Keto Eggplant Recipes from food blogs around the web. If you haven’t cooked with eggplant much, I’m urging you to give eggplant a chance!

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Low-Carb and Keto Eggplant Recipes collage of featured recipes

We’re in prime summer garden season in Utah, and zucchini recipes have been getting the spotlight. But another veggie that’s abundant during summer garden season is eggplant, and I’ve been a huge eggplant fan ever since I started growing it in my garden. I’m especially fond of grilled eggplant, but through the years I’ve also made roasted eggplant dishes and eggplant stir-fries that got gobbled up pretty quickly! This collection has twenty-four amazing looking Low-Carb and Keto Eggplant Recipes that I’ve gathered from great blogs around the web, and there are endless ways to prepare eggplant here. If you’re not an eggplant fan (yet!) I hope one of these recipes might tempt you to try some eggplant.

Is Eggplant good for low-carb diets!

Eggplant is a perfect ingredient for carb-conscious eating, and it’s always included on any list of low-carb vegetables. It’s not only low in carbs, but also high in fiber, and loaded with nutrients.

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Grilled Eggplant with Feta and Herbs close-up photo

Grilled Eggplant with Feta and Herbs from Kalyn’s Kitchen is one of my favorite grilled vegetable recipes.

Cold Aubergine Salad from The Perfect Pantry

Just replace use an approved sweetener in place of the small amount of sugar in this Cold Aubergine Salad from The Perfect Pantry and it will be a perfect low-carb dish.

Julia Child's Eggplant Pizzas thumbnail image of finished pizzas on plate

Julia Child’s Eggplant Pizza from Kalyn’s Kitchen is a recipe that’s been hugely popular!

Eggplant Benedict from All Day I Dream About Food

I might be drooling a bit thinking about this Eggplant Benedict from All Day I Dream About Food. What a great idea!

Kalyn's BEST Low-Carb and Keto Recipes for Vegetables on the Grill

Grilled Spicy Eggplant from Kalyn’s Kitchen is a huge favorite of my brother Rand, and you could cook this on a stove-top grilling pan when it’s not grilling weather. I know Rand would do that!

Baked Stuffed Three Cheese Eggplant Rollups from Sugar Free Mom

There’s no need for pasta with these Baked Stuffed Three Cheese Eggplant Rollups from Sugar Free Mom!

Grilled Eggplant Salad vertical shot of finished salad

The sauce with basil, parsley, and capers is amazing on this Grilled Eggplant Salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen. And there are tomatoes and Feta too!

Crispy Fried Eggplant Rounds from Low-Carb Maven

Crispy Fried Eggplant Rounds from Low-Carb Maven use pork rinds for the crispy coating.

Spicy Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Salad with Thai Flavors square thumbnail image

Anyone who loves Thai food will like this Spicy Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen.

The Best Eggplant Patties from The Iron You

The Best Eggplant Patties from The Iron You have no eggs or breadcrumbs; they’re held together with sharp cheese which sounds yummy to me!

Roasted Eggplant with Mediterranean Salsa finished dish on serving plates

Roasted Eggplant with Mediterranean Salsa from Kalyn’s Kitchen is great for a low-carb vegetarian dish!

Keto Eggplant Parmesan Stacks from Low-Carb Maven

These Keto Eggplant Parmesan Stacks from Low-Carb Maven are a dish that’s inspired by Chicken Parmesan, and personally I think this looks amazing!

More Tasty Low-Carb Eggplant Recipes:

Eggplant Lasagna with Meat Sauce from Peace, Love, and Low-Carb
Crispy Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning from Healthful Pursuit
Eggplant Parmesan Bites from Ditch the Carbs
Eggplant Tomato Ground Beef Skillet from Low Carb Yum
Eggplant Parmesan Chips from Sugar Free Mom
Balsamic Eggplant Tomato Sliders from Wholesome Yum
Sausage-Stuffed Grilled Eggplant from All Day I Dream About Food
Poor Little Eggplants from The Perfect Pantry
Stir-Fried Tofu with Eggplant and Red Bell Peppers from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Asian Meatballs and Stir-Fried Eggplant from I Breathe I’m Hungry
Eggplant Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini Boats from The Iron You
Roasted Mushrooms, Zucchini, and Eggplant from Peace Love and Low Carb

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    21 Comments on “Low-Carb and Keto Eggplant Recipes”

  1. Great post!! Want to see more in future. Keep sharing with us,

  2. These recipes look so good! I can’t wait to try these someday. Thanks a lot for posting!

  3. It’s actually very good with lots of raw veggies: carrots, celery, cauliflower, bell peppers, sugar snap peas, etc. And while baba ghanouj is very similar to hummus, the chickpeas that make up the body of hummus are higher in carbs than the eggplant used for baba ghanouj. So a platter of veggies with a bowl of baba ghanouj makes a pretty good low-carb appetizer, I think.

  4. What about Baba Ghanouj? That’s the eggplant recipe that won over my family.

    • Yes, that’s a popular recipe using eggplant for sure. This is focused on low-carb recipes and that’s usually eaten with Pita Bread, so that’s probably why I didn’t come across a low-carb version of it. But I bet it would be good dipped with cauliflower!

  5. Welllll, I am guilty of not really "trying" eggplant. In the last year and 1/2 I have had to drastically change my (and my families) diet. I am gluten and dairy free, plus I have to avoid acidic foods. I tell people, be careful of what you pray for. 🙂 I think I may have to try a couple of these recipes as a co-worker brought me in some beautiful eggplants from her garden. I will let you know how it goes Kalyn! Thanks for sharing!

  6. So many ideas of delicious eggplant recipes. Thank you for sharing, Kalyn!

  7. How did you know I got an eggplant in my CSA this week?! Thanks for the great ideas. 🙂

  8. wow, its very yummy and delicious. so i like to make it today and eat eggplant rollup. thanks for sharing…

  9. Hello, hope my question gets to you. I made eggplant w/a tomato sauce,I salted the sliced pieces of ep before,and let sit for awhile,b4 frying in a skillet. The problem was the skin on the edges was so tough,that it became uneatable,although the whole dish was great. Q.Why/how to make the outer skin more soft? Big hugs,and thank you.

    • I think some eggplants have much tougher skin than others. If you're using small thin eggplants they rarely need to be peeled. For larger ones, I would peel the skin if you don't like that texture. You can kind of tell by poking your fingernail through the skin when it's going to be tough, if that makes sense. I think for fried eggplant where it's cooked quickly at high heat, the skin will usually not soften much. Hope that helps!

    • Thank you so much 'busy lady' for the reply..It does make sense.

  10. I’m gonna make this tomorrow it looks major! Thank youuuu!

  11. Thanks so much for including a couple of my favorite eggplant recipes, and for sharing so many other good ideas for eggplant.