Savory Eggplant

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Roasted eggplant is a lush and versatile dish that pairs well with just about everything.

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  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium eggplant, stem end removed, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (or 1 teaspoon prepared crushed garlic)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crumbled, dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place olive oil and vinegar in a bowl and whisk together. Add eggplant slices, tossing to coat.
  3. Place eggplant in one layer on prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Sprinkle evenly with garlic, oregano, paprika and salt.
  5. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until softened.
  6. Serve hot or at room temperature.


If you have extra time, broil on one side for 4 minutes and turn over to broil the other side for 3 minutes to evenly brown.