eggplant Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular eggplant dishes in restaurants
#1EGGPLANT CAPELLINI
Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails (Massapequa Park, New York)
#2KUNG PAO EGGPLANT
Bok Choy (Alamo Heights, Texas)
#3ROASTED EGGPLANT NAHM PRIK
We Have Noodles (La, California)
#4EGGPLANT GARLIC SAUCE
Z & Y Restaurant (Sf, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with eggplant
#1gravy
#2noodles
65.54%
#3lasagna
54.12%
#4spinach
51.63%
#5spaghetti
50.41%
#6tahini
43.45%
#7lamb
29.39%
#8chicken
26.72%
#9mozzarella
26.50%
#10salmon
12.57%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.7%

16,341 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.42%

6,658 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

eggplant Growth Over Time How eggplant has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.0250.050.0750.10.1250.150.1750.20.2250.250.2750.3
Year Over Year EGGPLANT growth or decline vs one year ago
12.14%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of eggplant per consumer
1.61
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that eggplant represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of eggplant at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.7%

16,341 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online eggplant recipes

0.42%

6,658 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for eggplant, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
33.68%
#2curry
18.85%
#3tofu
12.98%
#4lasagna
10.5%
#5baba ganoush
8.14%
#6falafel
6.9%
#7eggs
6.9%
#8meatballs
1.13%
#9biryani
0.93%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1biryani
#2baba ganoush
#3falafel
60.12%
#4lasagna
54.12%
#5curry
5.55%
#6tofu
1.66%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1salad
17.16%
#2eggs
16.82%
#3meatballs
2.96%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1zucchini
27.87%
#2basil
22.07%
#3spinach
12.99%
#4potatoes
8.07%
#5onion
8.07%
#6mushrooms
6.94%
#7kale
6.68%
#8carrots
4.54%
#9aubergine
2.77%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1spinach
51.63%
#2kale
51.63%
#3potatoes
7.26%
#4mushrooms
5.60%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1carrots
50.35%
#2zucchini
45.84%
#3aubergine
33.84%
#4onion
27.22%
#5basil
14.16%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
63.53%
#2rice
26.13%
#3spaghetti
8.89%
#4noodles
1.46%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1noodles
65.54%
#2spaghetti
50.41%
#3pasta
5.41%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
23.58%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
45.88%
#2beef
20.07%
#3lamb
18.46%
#4pork
15.59%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1lamb
29.39%
#2chicken
26.72%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1pork
23.27%
#2beef
9.57%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1hummus
39.88%
#2marina sauce
23.11%
#3tahini
15.13%
#4pesto
13.91%
#5olives
4.7%
#6gravy
3.27%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1gravy
#2tahini
43.45%
#3olives
9.56%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1marina sauce
24.26%
#2hummus
15.23%
#3pesto
7%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
45.02%
#2parmesan
40.3%
#3ricotta
14.68%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1mozzarella
26.50%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1parmesan
15.26%
#2ricotta
14.6%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
69%
#2pepper
31%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1pepper
32.82%
#2garlic
2.96%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
61.32%
#2salmon
38.68%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
12.57%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
2.96%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
57.22%
#2pita
42.78%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1bread
13.28%
#2pita
9.22%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
16.54%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with eggplant, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
26.38%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose eggplant compared to all other dishes
fitness
15.28%
clean eating
3.45%
meal prep
2.58%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with eggplant over time
Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1802.557.51012.51517.52022.525
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • clean eating
  • gluten free

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular eggplant dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve eggplant

10.7%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature eggplant

italian restaurant

37 %
eggplant Pricing Analysis Average price of eggplant across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$13.6$11.83$14.15$14.85$15.25AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular eggplant Dishes The most notable variations of eggplant served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Eggplant Capellini Mercato Kitchen & CocktailsMassapequa ParkNew York
#2 Kung Pao Eggplant Bok ChoyAlamo HeightsTexas
#3 Roasted Eggplant Nahm Prik We Have NoodlesLaCalifornia
#4 Eggplant Garlic Sauce Z & Y RestaurantSfCalifornia
#5 Eggplant Caviar Mini KabobGlendaleCalifornia
#6 Eggplant Pesto Pizza Baker's PizzaNycNew York
#7 Eggplant Parmesan Candle 79NycNew York
#8 Miso Glazed Eggplant True Food KitchenPalo AltoCalifornia
#9 Dry Fried Eggplant Hot Numbing Pepper Tasty ChinaMariettaGeorgia
#10 Eggplant Dish Baba Ganoush Basil Mediterranean GrillCosta MesaCalifornia
Menu Items How many total instances of eggplant found in restaurants across the country
38,684
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of eggplant variations on a restaurant's menu
2.37

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online eggplant recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for eggplant
6,658
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use eggplant as an ingredient
4,351
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of eggplant recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
1

Healthy and Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Andie Mitchell

2

Eggplant Caponata from Every Last Bite

3

Eggplant Involtini (Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-free, Vegan) from Kelley and Cricket

4

Vegan Eggplant & Chickpea Meatballs (oil-free) from Sweet Simple Vegan

5

Ricotta Eggplant Casserole from Not Enough Cinnamon

6

Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan from Wendy Polisi

7

Healthy and Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Andie Mitchell

8

Herby Couscous Stuffed Eggplant Rolls from Every Last Bite

9

Eggplant and Goat-Cheese Sandwiches with Tomato Tarragon Sauce from Key Ingredient

10

Turkish Eggplant Casserole with Tomatoes (Imam Bayildi) from Feed Me Phoebe

11

Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Gimme Some Oven