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grilled eggplant slices with garlic sauce and mint
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Grilled Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and Mint

This Grilled Eggplant with Garlic Sauce and Mint and served with perfectly grilled steaks makes for a quick and light summer dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled eggplant
Servings: 4
Calories: 164kcal


  • 2 large eggplants
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • mint chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the grill on high.
  • Cut the eggplant in round slices about 1 inch in thickness.
  • Brush each side with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Grill the eggplants until slightly charred and cooked through.
  • While eggplants and steaks are grilling, make the garlic sauce. Using a mortar and pestle smash the garlic into a past.
  • Add the paste to a small bowl, and add the rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame seed oil and chili flakes and stir well.
  • Drizzle the garlic sauce over the eggplant, garnish with the chopped mint and serve along with your favorite protein.


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg