What is a White Eggplant?
- A member of the nightshade family, which includes tomatoes, peppers and potatoes, the eggplant is technically a fruit but is commonly considered a vegetable. While purple is the most common color for eggplant, white-skinned varieties provide a beautiful and striking contrast. Although the flavor is essentially the same, whether purple or white, some say the white varieties have a more tender, slightly sweeter flesh, but with a tougher skin.
How to Eat
- Stuff, bake, broil, marinate and sauté. Eggplant makes a good meat substitute in Italian dishes.
- Good source of fiber.
How to Choose
- Choose eggplant that feels firm and heavy.
How to Store
- Refrigerate up to 1 week.
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