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Roasted Eggplant Recipe (How to roast an eggplant)

This easy roasted eggplant recipe is great for any day of the week. Learn how to roast eggplants perfectly in the oven with all tips and tricks. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, middle eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 110 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 2 eggplants
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Coat it with cooking spray. 

  2. Cut the eggplants in half lengthwise. 

  3. Cut diamonds in the eggplant using a sharp knife. Make sure not to cut into the skin of the eggplant. 

  4. Brush the cut side with olive oil and sprinkle salt on it. 

  5. Place the eggplants cut side down on the baking sheet. 

  6. Place the baking sheet about 5 inch below the broiler and turn the broiler on to high. 

  7. Broil the eggplant for about 20-30 minutes until the skin is burned and the eggplant is fully cooked. 

  8. Peel the skin off and serve the eggplant. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

To roast cubed eggplant: Cut the eggplant into one inch cubes and mix with some olive oil and salt. Roast in the oven at 375F for 20 minutes or until fully cooked.