Roasted Sesame-Garlic Eggplant
Roasted Sesame-Garlic Eggplant Recipe
This roasted sesame-garlic eggplant recipe is a delicious vegan and vegetarian-friendly dish that is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party. The eggplant is roasted until it is soft and tender, then topped with a flavorful combination of sesame oil, garlic, and soy sauce. The resulting dish is fragrant and flavorful and pairs wonderfully with a variety of side dishes. Whether you’re serving it as a side or an entrée, this roasted sesame-garlic eggplant recipe is sure to be a hit with vegans and vegetarians alike.
- 1 large eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the eggplant cubes on a baking sheet lined with foil. Drizzle the sesame oil over the eggplant and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the eggplant is tender and slightly browned.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, soy sauce, and toasted sesame seeds. When the eggplant is finished cooking, remove from the oven and top with the garlic-soy sauce mixture. Return to the oven and continue to roast for an additional 5-10 minutes, until the sauce is bubbling.
Remove the eggplant from the oven and serve hot. Enjoy!