Say hello to your new favorite way of cooking eggplants! Miso Roasted Eggplant or Aubergine is a quick and easy Japanese side dish that is perfect for lazy days. The eggplant in the recipe is baked in the oven until tender and covered in a rich, umami miso sauce.
What is the inspiration behind this Miso Roasted Eggplant?
This dish is inspired by Nasu Dengaku - a Japanese eggplant side dish made with eggplant cut in half, scored and brushed with a sweet & savory miso glaze. It is a flavorful and umami dish that will impress any eggplant skeptics.
What's special about this recipe?
The sauce is the key to the recipe. It uses three simple and accessible ingredients: miso paste that adds richness and saltiness, and is balanced by the rice vinegar/mirin and sweetness from the sugar.
The sesame seeds, green onions and pomegranate seeds also add flavours and exciting colors to the dish.
How to serve this Miso Roasted Eggplant?
You can serve this recipe with a bowl of warm rice.
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