How to Roast Eggplant

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How to Roast Eggplant Recipe
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Eggplant, a piece of butter, lemon thyme and marjoram.

Eggplant, a piece of butter, lemon thyme and marjoram.

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You can use whatever herb you have in your garden

You can use whatever herb you have in your garden

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Grab your eggplants.

Grab your eggplants.

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Wash

Wash

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Take the tops off

Take the tops off

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Slice your eggplant in half

Slice your eggplant in half

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Sprinkle with salt

Sprinkle with salt

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Let them "cry"

Let them "cry"

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A little bit more

A little bit more

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For about 10 minutes, depending on the size.

For about 10 minutes, depending on the size.

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Dry it

Dry it

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If they look  like this, you are in the right direction. Remember that if you using bigger eggplant it might be a good idea to cut into smaller pieces, lengthwise or not..

If they look like this, you are in the right direction. Remember that if you using bigger eggplant it might be a good idea to cut into smaller pieces, lengthwise or not..

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Heat up your fancy pot. Medium high.

Heat up your fancy pot. Medium high.

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Add a little bit of olive oil.  Be generous

Add a little bit of olive oil. Be generous

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Add your eggplant face down

Add your eggplant face down

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If it seems too hot, turn the heat down a bit.

If it seems too hot, turn the heat down a bit.

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After a couple of minutes try to turn one and see how they look.

After a couple of minutes try to turn one and see how they look.

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Low

Low

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Flip them when they look like this

Flip them when they look like this

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Release some tension

Release some tension

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Add your butter, garlic and herbs

Add your butter, garlic and herbs

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It will smell very good.

It will smell very good.

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Add some lemon juice.

Add some lemon juice.

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Steams

Steams

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Let it cook. When you press the eggplant, your finger should feel no resistance. If you are using bigger eggplant just add a little stock or water and cover with the lid.

Let it cook. When you press the eggplant, your finger should feel no resistance. If you are using bigger eggplant just add a little stock or water and cover with the lid.

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Get a kitchen towel ready

Get a kitchen towel ready

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Lay your eggplants.

Lay your eggplants.

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Peel the skin or not.

Peel the skin or not.

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...Or yes. If i'ts too hot for you, it might be a good idea to peel them before they go in the pot. If the skin is thin just leave it.

...Or yes. If i'ts too hot for you, it might be a good idea to peel them before they go in the pot. If the skin is thin just leave it.

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Lay on a plate

Lay on a plate

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Salt, pepper and olive oil. Maybe some chili.

Salt, pepper and olive oil. Maybe some chili.

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On toasts or not

On toasts or not

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Spread some pesto

Spread some pesto

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Go bananas...

Go bananas...

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Balsamic... Or whatever condiment you feel like having it with. Yogurt could be good too.

Balsamic... Or whatever condiment you feel like having it with. Yogurt could be good too.

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Share

Share

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Or eat it all.

Or eat it all.

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It will taste better with a glass of vino. Happy labor day.

It will taste better with a glass of vino. Happy labor day.

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Thank you for watching. Don't forget to subscribe.

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