After washing and removing the skin, I slice them really thin. This breaks up the strands of fiber so I can just fork-mash them after cooking. They eat it with either a carb or a protein (lentils, garbanzo, bean mix etc.) and a little salt.
The twins flip-flop with eggplant - somedays they ask for more and somedays it's gag-inducing at the very first spoonful.