Fresh Eggplant

About the Produce

The World of Eggplant

Discover the delicious and versatile eggplant at Nelson Family Farms. Our eggplants are grown with care and are available year round for your enjoyment.

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Nutritional Value

Nutritional Benefits of Eggplant

Eggplants are a low-calorie and nutrient-dense vegetable. They are a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including potassium, magnesium, and folate. They also contain antioxidants that can help protect against certain diseases.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Eggplant

Eggplants have been linked to numerous health benefits, including improved heart health, better digestion, and even potential cancer-fighting properties. They are also a great addition to a weight-loss diet due to their low calorie and high fiber content.

Peak Season

Seasonal Eggplant

While eggplants are available year round, they are at their peak during the summer months. This is when they are the most flavorful and abundant, making it the perfect time to incorporate them into your meals.
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Varieties We Carry*

We offer a variety of eggplants, including the classic purple globe, as well as the unique white, Dominican, Sicilian, Indian, Thai, Chinese, bitter melon and more. Each one has its own distinct flavor and texture, making them perfect for a variety of dishes.
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FAQs for
Eggplants should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. They can also be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Eggplants can be prepared in a variety of ways, including grilling, roasting, or sautéing. Be sure to remove the skin and any excess seeds before cooking.
Yes, eggplants are a great option for vegetarians as they are a good source of protein and can be used in a variety of meatless dishes.
Yes, eggplants can be frozen for later use. Simply blanch them in boiling water for a few minutes, then place them in an airtight container or freezer bag.
Eggplants are a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes, such as eggplant parmesan, ratatouille, and baba ganoush. Get creative and try out new recipes with this delicious vegetable.

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