Purple varieties are available all year round with most plentiful quantities from November until June. Other varieties have a more limited supply.
Store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Also known as the aubergine, eggplant is very common in Southern European countries where it is highly prized. The Greek put eggplant in a traditional recipe called moussaka, the French in their traditional recipe, ratatouille, and the Turks in imam bayildi.
1 cup cubes = 82 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.1||0%||0.1|
|- saturated (g)||0.03||0%||0.03|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||2.6||1%||3.2|
|- sugars (g)||2.5||3%||3.1|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.1||7%||2.5|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
Source: FOODfiles 2016