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Healthy Recipes: Asian Style Eggplant



  • 4 each Italian eggplant, cut into spears
  • ¼ cup Mirin
  • ¼ cup  White miso
  • 1 tablespoon Granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons Green onions, thinly sliced, for garnish



    • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
    • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.  Arrange the eggplant on the baking sheet and coat each piece lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
    • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the eggplant is cooked through and browned slightly on the edges.
    • Meanwhile, mix the mirin, white miso, sugar, and sesame oil together in a bowl.
    • Once the eggplant is ready, toss it with the miso glaze.
    • Turn the oven up to 425°F and transfer the eggplant back to the baking sheet.
    • Place the eggplant back in the oven and allow the glaze to become sticky and caramelized.
    • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.



Serves: 16
Calories: 50
Fat: 0.5 grams
Carbohydrates: 11 grams
Sodium: 160 milligrams
Fiber: 5 grams
Protein:  2 grams