Miso Roasted Eggplant

Photo: Miso Roasted Eggplant
In this recipe caramelization is key to making this eggplant dish shine. Even those who don't care for eggplant will love this dish!
4 Servings


  • 2 Tablespoons mirin
  • 2 Tablespoons white miso
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon grated ginger root

2 large eggplants
½ teaspoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
¼ cup chopped green onions, to garnish

  1. Set your oven broiler on high.
  2. Combine Glaze ingredients in a small saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 2 minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally to avoid burning.
  3. Cut eggplants in half. Brush olive oil liberally onto all sides of the eggplants.
  4. Place eggplants onto a baking sheet cut-side down and broil for 15-20 minutes. The flesh should be easily penetrated by a fork.
  5. Remove eggplants from the oven and turn them over. Brush Glaze over top of the eggplant.
  6. Return eggplants to the oven and broil for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and garnish with toasted sesame seeds and green onions. Enjoy!