09/03/2013 11:54 am ET Updated Nov 02, 2013

8 Reasons to Eat More Eggplant

Eggplant, how we love your beautiful, deep purple skin and creamy, white flesh. Whether covered with sauce and cheese, curried and served over rice, or skewered and thrown on the grill, eggplants are one of the unsung heroes of the summer gardens. Make the most of the time you have left with this underrated summer vegetable (actually, it's a fruit!) with our favorite eggplant recipes.

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