Eggplant is a great healthy substitute for more processed plant-based meats. When cooked and seasoned the right way, the texture and taste can be remarkably similar to meat. It’s also easy to work with and is cheaper than store-bought vegan meats. Here are 8 eggplant sandwiches you have to try!
1. Eggplant Sandwich
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This eggplant sandwich from Tina Dawson is to die for. The eggplant patty has some bite from the onions, jalapeños and garlic – it’s tangy, sweet, spicy, creamy, sweet, smoky and extremely interesting. If you’re looking for a burst of nuanced flavor between two buns, this recipe is for you.
2. Eggplant Tempeh Sandwich With Basil Mayonnaise
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Crispy smoked tempeh offers hearty flavor and a firm crunch unlike creamy eggplant slices. Basil mayonnaise might be something you crave – it’s fresh and creamy, and you’ll want to put it on all your future sandwich creations. Everything is topped with tasty fried onions and a handful of sprouts. Incidentally, this eggplant tempeh sandwich with basil mayonnaise from Sonja Trurnit packs a good amount of protein, thanks to the combination of tempeh and sprouts.
3. Eggplant, zucchini and pepper sandwich
Source: Eggplant, zucchini and pepper sandwich
If you’re bored with your normal sandwiches, you have to try this eggplant, zucchini and pepper sandwich from Alenoosh Matakupan. The recipe uses tender roasted vegetables which are then simmered in a fragrant tomato sauce and topped with nuts and pickles for a little extra crunch. Plus, the recipe makes a big batch and keeps well in the fridge, so you’ll have leftovers for a few days.
4. Eggplant Pesto Sandwich
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There’s only one thing better than a good sandwich and that’s a great sandwich. This recipe will provide you with the plan for the perfect sandwich. Baked eggplant goes perfectly with avocado and tomatoes and it’s all tied together with a tangy pesto. You have to try this eggplant pesto sandwich from Maria and Alyssa!
5. Roasted eggplant and marinated tomato sandwich
Source: Roasted Eggplant and Marinated Tomato Sandwich
In this recipe, grilled eggplant, marinated tomatoes, hummus and kalamata olives are pressed between two slices of toasted homemade bread. What’s not to like? Creamy hummus pairs well with savory eggplant and balsamic-marinated tomatoes. This roasted eggplant and pickled tomato sandwich from Dawn Hutchins is the perfect sandwich to enjoy while you’re chilling out on the weekend.
6. Cauliflower Rice Pesto Sandwich
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This Cauliflower Rice Pesto Sandwich from Florian Nouh is a delicious cacophony of flavors that coalesce into one perfect bite. It’s stuffed with fresh tomatoes, tender eggplant, savory cauliflower rice, and pesto to tie it all together. It has everything you love between two slices of bread.
7. Eggplant Meatball Parmesan Sub with Caramelized Onions
Source: Eggplant Meatball Parmesan Sub with Caramelized Onions
Pair vegan eggplant meatballs with a fresh sourdough hoagie, a heap of oil-free caramelized onions, and our homemade cashew parmesan. This Parmesan and Eggplant Meatball Sub with Caramelized Onions from Jasmine Briones is sure to be a favorite among family and friends. It doesn’t skimp on flavor OR nutrition! It’s packed with vegetables and herbs, so you don’t want to miss that.
8. Black Bean Hummus Panini
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This Hummus and Black Bean Panini from Maya Sozer is the perfect example of how, when simple ingredients are combined, they can create a truly amazing meal! This sandwich features savory black beans, creamy hummus, tender eggplant, and deliciously juicy sun-dried tomatoes. A hearty, easy-to-eat meal with two slices of crusty bread.
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