roast eggplant recipe
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Roasted Eggplant

Easy roasted eggplant is the perfect addition to any meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: How to cook eggplant, Roasted eggplant


  • 1 eggplant
  • kosher salt
  • olive oil
  • black pepper


  • Cut off ends of eggplant and slice into 1/3 inch rounds. Place a wire rack on a baking sheet.  Lay the eggplant on the rack. Liberally sprinkle each side of the steaks with the salt and let the eggplant sit for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.  Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse the eggplant under cool water and thoroughly pat dry with a towel.
  • Arrange the eggplant and single layer on the parchment lined baking sheet. Brush both sides lightly with olive oil and a light sprinkle of black pepper.
  • Roast the eggplant in the oven for 20 minutes. Flip and roast for an additional 10 minutes. Serve as desired.