Easy Greek-Style Eggplant

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Easy Greek-Style Eggplant Recipe

This simple vegan eggplant recipe with chickpeas and tomatoes is all the comfort! And you’ll love the Greek flavors thanks to a little extra virgin olive oil and a combination of warm spices including oregano, paprika, and a pinch of cinnamon. A perfectly satisfying meatless dinner or side dish. Low-Fat. Vegan. Gluten Free.


  • 1.5 lb eggplant, cut into cubes
  • Kosher salt
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (I used Private Reserve Greek EVOO)
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, stem and innards removed, diced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 6 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 dry bay leaves
  • 1 to 1 ½ tsp sweet paprika OR smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp organic ground coriander
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp organic ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 28-oz can chopped tomato
  • 2 15-oz cans chickpeas, reserve the canning liquid
  • Fresh herbs such as parsley and mint for garnish

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