With fresh mint sauce and feta cheese, this roasted eggplant is a flavorful hands-off dish to make tonight!
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Roasted Eggplant with Mint Sauce and Feta

With fresh mint sauce and feta cheese, this roasted eggplant is a flavorful hands-off dish to make tonight!
Course Appetizers, Main Dishes, Side Dishes
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword eggplant with mint, roasted eggplant
Diet Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian
Occasion Christmas, Thanksgiving
Time 45 minutes or less
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 292kcal
Author Sarah Bond

Ingredients

Eggplant

  • 1 small eggplant
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil 15 mL
  • ΒΌ cup feta cheese 30 g

Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 5 mL
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Pinch each of salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Cut the eggplant in half, lengthwise. Score the eggplant, cutting slits into just the flesh (not the skin), making about 5 cuts diagonally across the eggplant. Make another set of cuts diagonally the other way to create a cross hatch pattern. Brush with 1 Tbsp olive oil and set on a baking tray. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes, or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, combine 2 Tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, mint, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth,
  • When eggplant has finished cooking, transfer to a serving plate. Top with mint sauce and crumbled feta cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.3g | Protein: 5.2g | Fat: 25.5g | Saturated Fat: 5.8g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 8.5g | Sugar: 7.7g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1.4mg