Eggplant slices - your best methods? tips?

I'm planning to make eggplant slices, half for sandwiches, half for pizza topping. Haven't cooked this vegetable in a while.
All I know lately is we don't need to salt them before cooking.
One recipe I saw recommended breading the slices in gram (chickpea flour) but I couldn't find them in this week's shopping. OK to use all purpose? or just fry them plain?
Other ideas or methods?
Thanks in advance.

  • Posted by: Nancy
  • February 18, 2022


louisez February 21, 2022
Slice and bake at 400, with or without breading, drizzled with oil for about 10 min.or till browned on bottom. Turn and cooked till browned, about 5-10 min. moref
Nancy February 21, 2022
Thanks, another method...
Nancy February 20, 2022
Thanks aargersi and 702551 - will use your advice when I make very nightshade pizza and sandwiches (eggplant, tomato sauce and pepper)...:)
702551 February 18, 2022
For the two specific usage cases mentioned here my personal preference would be to grill the eggplant slices.
aargersi February 18, 2022
Hi Nancy,
For what you’re doing I wouldn’t bread or fry … I’d slice them sort of thinly and roast them with olive oil, balsamic, salt and pepper at 400 until tender and a little golden. Alternatively you could grill and marinate:
aargersi February 18, 2022
Oh and I leave the skins on because I like them but that’s a matter of taste!
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