Eggplant can be roasted whole or in slices, like zucchini; toss slices on a baking sheet with olive oil, salt, and pepper before roasting. The flesh can be used in recipes such as baba ghanoush and eggplant caviar.
- Yield: Makes about 2 cups
Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2002
- 2 medium or 3 small eggplants (about 2 pounds)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pierce the skin in several places. Roast on a baking sheet until soft, 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool. Slice eggplants open, and scoop out flesh.