Greg's U-Pick Farm

Eggplant

Season:

  • Mid July to late October

Preparing Tips:

  • Eggplant is good steamed, baked, fried, boiled, sauteed, or stuffed.
  • Skin can be left on with young, tender fruit. Tougher skin should be peeled off.

Storage Tips:

  • Will keep for about 1 week at 40 to 50 degrees and 85% humidity.

Nutritional Info:

  • Eggplant does not have a lot of nutritional value but are mainly used in vegetarian dishes for their meaty flavor and texture.
  • Low in calories.

HOW TO FREEZE EGGPLANT:

Peel and cut into slices. To preserve natural color, soak 5 minutes in a solution of 4 Tbs. salt per gallon of water. Blanch for 2 minutes in steam. Cool immediately in cold water. Package in layers and freeze.


 


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