Eggplant chips are a quick game time snack or snack for any occasion. They are healthy and filling. Flavored with Mediterranean spices

These are quick snack ideas that you can make for kids or adults.

Its amazing how vegetables I hated as a child are now my very favorite things to experiment and eat.

Overhead View of Eggplant chips laying flat on a blue board. They are arranged in a fan shape coming out of a newspaper cone. On the bottom right of the photo, a small glas bowl with corn salsa is visible

Eggplant chips have become one of my favorite snacks, especially when I experiment with many different spices.

I love turning veggies into chips because it makes for a great snack.  My favorite is this butternut squash chips and a creamy vegan avocado used as a dipping sauce.

I even graduated to other veggies, like Kale chips which are very special becuase I used sriracha in them.

Today, I bring you the eggplant chips made with Mediterranean flavors and they are so delicious!!  I like noshing them while I am sitting at my desk.

Personally, I like my eggplant chips slightly on the burnt side.  When served with a salsa recipe (coming soon), it is the perfect comfort food.

It is so easy to make because it takes only a few ingredients.  Plus, it takes less than 30 minutes to make.  This makes sure I don’t have any excuse to eat junk food.

I had eggplant left over after my eggplant curry recipe, so, turning it into chips was the perfect way to use it up.

I wonder how turnip chips would taste.  It will be my next experiment. What is your favorite veggie chip flavor?

Do you have to peel eggplant before cooking?

No, you don’t have to peel the skin from an eggplant.  Most recipes will taste better with the skin.  However, some recipes, like “baba ganoush” or “baingan bharta” recipes require the skin to be peeled because you want to work with the “meat” of the eggplant.

Overhead view of a single eggplant chip laying flat on a blue-grey surface

How do you remove bitterness from eggplants

Salting eggplant is the best way to remove the bitterness from eggplant.  Salt helps take away most of bitterness and add a little flavor to the chips.

Are eggplant chips vegan keto friendly?

These eggplant chips are vegan keto friendly snack that is very easy to make. I use a variety of dried spices and also use extra virgin olive oil. This snack will make you forget potato chips!

How to salt eggplant?

– Wash the eggplant in cold water

– Cut the top green part of the eggplant and just a small tip from the bottom

– Cut the eggplant into desired shape (cubed, sliced or strips).  If you are finely dicing them, then you don’t need to salt it.

– Place the cut eggplant in a colander and sprinkle 1 tsp of salt for 1 eggplant

– Using your hands, mix the eggplant and salt

– Place colander under cold running water and “wash” the salt off the eggplant, using gentle pressure

– Place washed eggplants on a paper towel and pat it.

– Make sure its dried before using in a recipe

How to make eggplant chips

1) Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Assemble the dry spices (1/2 tsp of basil, parsley, oregano, crushed pepper, salt and 1/4 tsp of rosemary)

Spices used in this recipe are arranged in tiny mounds over a brown chopping board and each mound is labeled with the spice name

2) In a bowl add 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil and the dry spices

3) Place the salted and dried eggplant  in the bowl with the oil and dry spices.  You can see how to salt eggplant above in this post.

Overhead view of eggplant rounds in a blue bowls

4) Coat the eggplant chips with the oil and spices. Arrange them on a baking tray.

Overhead view of Eggplant chips arranged on a tray

5) Place the tray in the oven.  When you see the top browning, you can flip the eggplant chips.  Bake for about 15-20 minutes until the chips are evenly browned.  Remove from the oven and allow to cool.  Serve with ketchup or one of my salsa recipes.

Try my beet chips recipe that I made in the air fryer.

Overhead View of Eggplant chips laying flat on a blue board. They are arranged in a fan shape coming out of a newspaper cone. On the bottom right of the photo, a small glas bowl with corn salsa is visible

Eggplant Chips – Mediterranean Style

Quick and easy Mediterranean eggplant chips for a quick snack
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Greek
Servings 15 chips
Calories 36 kcal



  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Assemble the dry spices in bowl and add the oil
  • Cut the eggplant into thin slices
  • Drop the eggplant slices into the oil mixture and coat well
  • Spread out the Eggplant slices on a baking tray
  • Place tray in the oven
  • When you see the top browning, remove from the oven and flip the eggplant chips
  • Bake on the other side until they start to brown
  • Remove from oven and let them cool before serving


Serving: 1chipCalories: 36kcalFat: 3gPotassium: 34mgVitamin A: 5IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword healthy keto snacks, How to make vegetable chips?, vegan keto recipe, What to make with eggplant
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    1. Thank you, Gigi. I am delighted to hear that. I really think you will like this recipe.

    1. Thank you, Jenn. I am impressed to hear that you grow eggplants. I have tried it in the past with disastrous results. I think I will give it a try again this year.

    1. Thank you, Rebecca. I am with you because eggplant chips are definitely more delicious. Although, the sriracha in the kale chips did sound more intriguing.

  1. I have an eggplant in my fridge and I’m definitely making this tomorrow for a snack. I loooove savory, salty, crispy foods and I’m so over the Kale Chip trend!! Thanks for this great recipe 🙂

    1. Thank you, Barely Vegan. Happy to hear that you have a salty, crispy tooth just like me

  2. I love making chips out of vegetables too! but have never tried making it with eggplant. This sounds like something I would totally make, especially with the spice combination. They look SO Good!!! Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thank you, Immaculate. I discovered them by accident, so, I am glad that they turned out great. I am happy to hear that you like them too.