Hard to miss, easy to pass
For years experts have extolled the benefits of green, leafy vegetables as part of a balanced diet. But if healthy eating is the goal, there is another kind of fresh produce often avoided on supermarket shelves: the purple and bulbous variety.
With its unique shape and striking color, eggplant is certainly recognizable in any produce department or farmers market. But it can also be intimidating to try for the first time.