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A close relative of the tomato and potato, eggplant is a large purple vegetable with a thick texture, much like squash. Many vegetarians prefer to grill eggplant at a BBQ so that they can still enjoy a tasty and healthy meat alternative. The eggplant is very popular in the Mediterranean region because it stands up so well on the grill.

  1. 1. What texture does an eggplant have?
    1. a. Smooth
    2. b. Juicy
    3. c. Like squash
  2. 2. What color is an eggplant?
    1. a. Purple
    2. b. Black
    3. c. Blue
  3. 3. What is an eggplant related to?
    1. a. Mushroom
    2. b. Tomato
    3. c. Cucumber