Although often considered a vegetable, they are technically a fruit, as they grow from a flowering plant and contain seeds.
There are many varieties that range in size and color. And while eggplants with a deep purple skin are most common, they can be red, green or even black.
In addition to bringing a unique texture and mild flavor to recipes, eggplant brings a host of potential health benefits.
**Nutrition value per 100g**
- Calories 20Kcal
- Carbohydrates 5g
- Protein 18g
- Total Fat 0.01g
- Dietary Fiber 3g