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  • Jen,

    I was privileged enough to enjoy your GREAT food when I stayed at H3 about two weeks ago. I’d normally say, “I am not an eggplant person,” but I definitely am going to try it. :)

    Jenny

    From Jenny
    April 22, 2013

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Healthy Recipes: Asian Style Eggplant

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INGREDIENTS:

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

 

PREPERATION:

  • 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.

 

NUTRITION:

Serves: 16

Calories: 50

Fat: 0.5 grams

Carbohydrates: 11 grams

Sodium: 160 milligrams

Fiber: 5 grams

Protein:  2 grams

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