Questions & Answers - Eggplant Equivalents

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Question:

Could you please give me some nutritional information about eggplant? I would like to know how much fiber it has in it? How good is it for you? Is it considered a green vegetable? How many calories it has? Is it considered low fat? Could you just please e-mail me all the information that you can find out about it? - Vicki (10/20/00)
 

Answers:

Eggplant is a versatile vegetable and can be baked, broiled, boiled, stuffed or used in a variety of casseroles in combination with other vegetables. Although often used as a meat substitute in recipes, eggplant is not high in protein value.

Nutritionally, eggplant is not a significant source of vitamins or minerals. It is very low in sodium and suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also low in calories, with only 14 to 17 for a 1/2-cup serving.

Equivalents:
1 medium eggplant = about 1 1/2 pounds
1 medium eggplant = 4 to 6 servings
1 pound eggplant = 3 to 4 cups diced
1 eggplant, peeled = 110 calorie


Nutrition - 1 medium eggplant (peeled):

Calories - 110
Fat - 1 gram
Sodium - 9 grams
Dietary Fiber - 16 grams
Protein - 5 grams

 

Additional Eggplant Information:

Eggplant (Aubergine)

White Eggplant

Freezing Eggplant

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