Sautéed Eggplant with Garlic & Fried Egg

Eggplant, garlic, mushrooms, peas, and onions are the primary ingredients of this easy side dish. Combine them with olive oil and herbs for a wonderful saute and serve with any type of meat or just like that with a fried egg on the top.

Eggplant with egg

Sautéed Eggplant with Garlic & Fried Egg.

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  • 1 large eggplant or 2 medium (about 1½ pounds), firm and shiny, ends trimmed, cut into ¾-inch chunks 1 cm. onion, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced or pressed through a garlic press
  • 1  fried egg



Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat, and saute the eggplants with onions and mushrooms for about 10 minutes, stirring often until vegetables are browned and soft.


Add peas and simmer for 5- 10 more minutes. Add the garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper to the pan and stir. Let it simmer with the eggplants for about a minute or two.


To serve, top with parsley and a fried egg.

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    September 19, 2011 at 6:05 am

    How this gooi egg loves what's underneath and I love them all.Greta recepie an amazing strawberry water;)

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    September 19, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Another beautiful creation……..awesome.

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    September 20, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Your egg is the cutest little creation. How does one make an egg look cute? lol. You have a magic touch 🙂

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    September 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm

    Ah! Great minds! I put my egg over a big, delicious portabella.
    Looks so good. 🙂

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    September 21, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Your bowl is way too cute! And this dish is absolutely gorgeous – I can't resist anything with an egg on top =)

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    Jill Colonna
    September 21, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    What a wonderful blog and gorgeous photos. I think that is the most amazing looking fried egg I've ever seen. Beautiful dish.

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    September 23, 2011 at 4:15 am

    Stunning dish…and an egg on top makes it so decadent! As always – your pictures are incredible!

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    March 19, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    So happy that I found my way back to your blog. I bookmarked it a couple weeks ago because I wanted to try this recipe out then suddenly couldn't find it in my bookmarks tab!

    This dish has changed my life…if I were asked what I'd like to have for my last supper on earth, this would be it. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

    Note: I had it with medium-boiled eggs instead of fried! Just as scrumptious!

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    March 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    Dear Vada, thank you so much for your kind words, I am so glad that you like this recipe. I am happy and welcome back to my blog-))

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    April 11, 2012 at 12:15 am

    I stumbled on this recipe tonight and glad I did! I used gram marsala instead of cumin it was yummy! Thanks for the inspiration

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