This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.
"Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant." -Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera
This side dish is so simple and quick but really delicious. The eggplant takes on a lovely creamy texture when roasting and the sauce brings salty, sweet, and umami flavors to really round out the recipe. Try this technique with yellow squash or zucchini.
Servings: 2 | Serving size = 4 ounces eggplant
Cooking time: 30 minutes
This recipe can easily be multiplied, makes very good leftovers, and is great on sandwiches or in salads.
|1 Tbsp.||olive oil (divided)|
|2 small||eggplant (sliced in half lengthwise)|
|3 tsp.||balsamic vinegar|
|2 tsp.||maple syrup|
|1 tsp.||reduced sodium soy sauce or gluten-free tamari sauce|
Place a large skillet in the oven and preheat the oven to 375°F.
When the oven is hot, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil to the pan and swirl to coat.
Add the eggplant, cut side down.
Place the pan in the oven and roast for 10 minutes.
While the eggplant is roasting mix the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small bowl with the vinegar, maple syrup, salt, and soy sauce.
After the eggplant have cooked for 10 minutes, turn them over.
Use a spoon and gently spread the sauce over the top of the eggplant. Use about half of the sauce and then return the pan to the oven.
After roasting for 5 minutes, repeat the process of coating the eggplant with the remaining sauce.
Roast for another 5 minutes and serve.
Serving size = 4 ounces eggplant
Servings = 2
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 115||Calories from Fat 84|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 7g|
|Saturated Fat 1g||4%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 13g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 5g||20%|
|Vitamin A 0%||Vitamin C 5%|
|Calcium 2%||Iron 3%|
|Vitamin K 10mcg||Potassium 397mg|