This Japanese eggplant recipe makes a great appetizer. Are you looking for healthy eggplant recipe for dinner? Roasted eggplant with avocado pesto is a winner!
Wash eggplants and dry with a paper towel.
Slice eggplants lengthwise and put on a baking tray with skin side down.
Gently push the eggplant from skin side up with your fingers, so that the cuts will open more.
Generously brush eggplant flesh with soy marinade.
Meanwhile peel avocado, cut it in half and remove the pit. Blend all ingredients for pesto, including avocado and place in the serving bowl.
Cut baked eggplant into thirds and serve hot or cold, sprinkled with cress salad, pine nuts and avocado pesto aside.
* You can substitute Japanese eggplants to Chinese eggplants.