Eggplant

 

Eggplants brighten any day, rich in the energy boosting benefits of vitamin B6. Pick up an eggplant and you won’t feel down.

What nutrients in eggplants boosts mood?
  • Fibre
  • Potassium
  • Potassium
  • Potassium

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Store your eggplant in the fridge, making sure not to damage the skin.

 

Prep
  • Steam
  • Braise
  • Roast
  • BBQ

Top Tip:  When cooked eggplant will be soft and sweet to eat.

When Are They In Season? 

Eggplants are in season from summer to autumn but available year-round.

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How Much Should You Eat? 

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One quarter of an eggplant (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Eggplants are actually classified as a berry.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for a ¼ baked eggplant (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat? 

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One quarter of an eggplant (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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