Eggplant Parmigiana is typically a high-fat dish. But this leaner version broils—instead of fries—the eggplant, for a significant fat and calorie savings.
Male eggplants have fewer seeds than the female variety does. Because these seeds are bitter, male eggplants are preferred. You can spot male eggplants because they have a rounder, smoother blossom end or base.