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Cluster Eggplant

This is a very different type of eggplant with a much different flavor characteristic than regular Eggplant. The cluster eggplant grows in clusters and are about the size of a grape. The cluster eggplant has a bitter-tart flavor and firm-crunchy texture. The best substitutes for the cluster eggplant are Tomatillo and Green Tomato.

Alternative Names

Bunch Eggplant, Bunched Eggplant

Category

Fruit Vegetable

Origin

Africa

Flavor

Bitter, Tart

Texture

Crunchy, Firm

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Mash/Purée

Cooking Method

Braise, Sauté

Uses

see categorized dishes

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